General Amir Hatami
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Iran’s leader appoints new advisor on army affairs
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has issued a decree appointing former Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami as his advisor on army affairs.
Iran Begins Clinical Trial of Another Homegrown Coronavirus Vaccine
Iran has launched the human and clinical trial of another domestically-developed vaccine for the coronavirus, named Fakhra after the late Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
Iran Vows to Level Tel Aviv, Haifa to Ground If Israel Makes Any Mistake
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the Islamic Republic will raze Tel Aviv and Haifa if the Israeli regime commits any mistake.
Iran Unveils Homegrown ‘Massaf’ Assault Rifle
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has unveiled a domestically-built assault rifle named "Massaf".
Iran, Japan Defence Ministers Discuss Closer Cooperation
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami and his Japanese counterpart Nobuo Kishi have held talks in a virtual meeting.
Homegrown Destroyer, Mine-Sweeping Vessel to Join Iran’s Navy: DM
A domestically-developed destroyer as well as a mine-sweeping vessel will join the Naval forces of the Iranian Army, according to the country's defence minister.
Iran DM Blames Hegemonic Powers for Insecurity in West Asia
Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says hegemonic powers are the key contributors to terrorism and insecurity in West Asia.
World Order Must Be Re-Engineered Based on New Emerging Powers: Iran DM
Iran's defence minister has highlighted the necessity of re-engineering the world order on the basis of the new emerging powers and to dismiss the conventional polarizations.
Iranian, Indian Defence Ministers Call for Closer Mutual Security Cooperation
Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has sat down for talks with his Indian counterpart Rajnath Singh.
Iran’s Defence Chief Meets Indian Top General
Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has sat down with India’s Chief of Defence Staff Bipin Rawat.
Iran, India Must Boost Mutual Cooperation: Defence Minister
Iran’s defence minister, who is visiting India on an official trip, says Tehran and New Delhi should boost their cooperation in different areas.
Iran’s Defence Minister in India for High-Level Talks
Iran’s Minister of Defence and Logistics of the Armed Forces Brigadier General Amir Hatami is visiting India at the invitation of Indian Defence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Iran’s Air Industry Made Considerable Progress despite Sanctions: DM
The Iranian defence minister says the country’s air industry is a potent example of national resistance against sanctions.
Gen. Soleimani’s Assassination Increased Cost of US Military Presence: DM
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami says the US made a strategic mistake by assassinating top Iranian commander Lt. General Qassem Soleimani, as such miscalculation has increased the cost of American military presence in the region.
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh Laid to Rest in Tehran
Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the top Iranian nuclear scientist who was assassinated on Friday, has been laid to rest in northern Tehran.
Iran Not to Leave Fakhrizadeh’s Assassination Unanswered: DM
Iran’s defence minister has once again vowed retaliation against those behind the assassination of Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, saying the country will track down the criminals.
Slain Iranian Scientist Led National Nuclear Defence Program: DM
Iran’s defence minister says the assassinated Iranian scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh managed the country’s program to defend the nation against nuclear threats.
Iran to Unveil Locally-Produced Destroyer Soon
Iran’s defence minister says domestically developed destroyer Dena will be unveiled and handed over to the Army’s Naval Force in the near future.
Iran to Give ‘Direct Response’ to Any Israeli Threat in Persian Gulf
Iran’s defense minister says the Islamic Republic will give a "clear and direct" response to any possible Israeli threat against its interests in the Persian Gulf.
Iran Can Meet 90% of Defence Needs Domestically: DM
Iran’s defence minister says the country is capable of producing 90 percent of its defence needs domestically, and that is a bitter pill to swallow for Washington.
Tehran Tells Warring Sides in Caucasus to Respect Iran’s Border Security
Iran’s defence minister has reminded the warring sides in the Caucasus of the importance of Iran’s border security, vowing to take “more measures” if more bullets are mistakenly fired at Iranian towns.
Iran to Boost Range of Homegrown Missiles: Defence Minister
The Iranian defence minister says the country seeks to increase its missile capability.
Iran Producing 90% of Its Defence Needs Domestically: Minister
Iran’s Defence Minister has downplayed the US efforts to have the UN’s arms embargo extended against Iran, saying the Islamic Republic is currently producing the majority of its defence equipment despite the sanctions.
Iranian, Indian DMs Hold ‘Fruitful’ Negotiations in Tehran
Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh has visited Tehran where he held “very fruitful” talks his Iranian counterpart Brigadier General Amir Hatami, saying they exchanged views on regional security and bilateral ties.
Range of Iran’s Air-Launched Cruise Missiles to Exceed 1,000 km
Iranian Defence Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami has unveiled plans to extend the range of homegrown air-launched cruise missiles beyond 1,000 kilometers.