No Pause in Boosting Defense

No Pause in Boosting DefenseNo Pause in Boosting Defense

Defense Minister Lieutenant General Amir Hatami said the Islamic Republic will boost its military prowess with full strength and without any halt. Speaking in a meeting with Iranian lawmakers on Tuesday, Hatami said the country has a long-term strategic outlook on its defense issues given the extent of the enemies’ plots. He emphasized that such an approach has helped Iran achieve “strategic defense capabilities”, Press TV reported. “Today, the enemies’ approach is to weaken national strength and defense power of the Islamic Republic, but we will not allow anyone to undermine our defense might,” Hatami pointed out. He vowed that Iran would maintain and strengthen its deterrence and defensive power and said the country’s great strategic defense power can nip any threat against in the bud. Iran has managed to attain self-sufficiency in manufacturing necessary military equipment in line with its policy to boost defensive capabilities against potential threats. Tehran maintains that its military power poses no threat to other countries and that its military doctrine is solely based on deterrence.


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