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Iran to continue defense program: Official

Tehran, Iran will continue its research programs in defense field, a senior Iranian military official said on Tuesday.

‘Undoubtedly, Iran will use all its capacities to promote security inside the country and to develop its defense power and deterrence,’ Head of Iran’s Supreme National Defense University Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said to Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).

He made the remarks in reaction to french officials’ claims on Iran’s missile program.

The commander referred to the France’s support for Saudi war against Yemen and noted that they are not authorized to comment on Iran’s defense power.

He urged the Iranian armed forces to be always ready to face enemy threats.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency – IRNA

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