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Iran’s Defence Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan highlighted the great technological advances made in the country’s missile industry, saying Tehran will be capable of manufacturing supersonic cruise missiles in the near future.
Bavar-373 long-range air defence missile system, designed and manufactured by the Iranian experts, was officially put on display in Tehran on Sunday, during President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to an exhibition of the Defence Ministry’s achievements.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said the country is not going to purchase Russian-made S-400 air defense missile system though Moscow has offered to sell it to Iran.
Hamid Baeidinejad, a senior official at the Iranian Foreign Ministry, stressed that Iran’s missile program serves the country’s national interests and is no threat against any country, especially in the Middle East.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi dismissed the recent remarks by German Chancellor about Tehran’s ballistic missile program, stressing that the Islamic Republic will strongly continue developing the program.
A lieutenant commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) made it clear that the country does not need to keep anything in the dark about development of its missile industry.
An Iranian deputy foreign minister says the Islamic Republic’s missile capability is a matter of defense and national security, which is not open to any negotiations or compromise.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic will counter the recent US measures against Iran by further boosting its missile capabilities.
A photograph published earlier today showing a number of Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) commanders and journalists standing in front of an indigenous ballistic missile has been sarcastically compared with a recent photo of a number of Iranian officials jubilantly standing in front of an airplane made by the French giant plane-maker Airbus displayed in Tehran.