Lieutenant Commander of the Iranian Army Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan praised the preparedness of the country’s Armed Forces, saying the forces will never be surprised by any aggressor and will make it regret its acts.“Given the preparedness of the Army, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) and other Armed Forces, they will never be confounded under any circumstances”, he said. He further pointed to recent war games staged by the Islamic Republic and said the main objectives behind them is to warn those who have immature dreams of invading Iran and to create preparedness and test the new defense equipment. In case of any foreign aggression, definitely the aggressor will regret its action, he noted.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani described the Palestinian issue as a deep wound in the body of the Islamic Ummah and an embarrassment for the international community and some Muslim states. “Is not a problem of a people or a nation but is a sign of injustice and oppression and disregard for international law and inefficiency of international bodies on the one hand, and a symbol of continued endeavors of a nation to restore their rights”, he said addressing the 6th International Conference on Palestinian Intifada (uprising) in Tehran. It is also a “disgrace for the international community and a shame for certain Islamic countries”, he added. The 6th International Conference on Palestinian Intifada, kicked off in Tehran on Tuesday with around 700 foreign officials and intellectuals, including 18 parliament speakers.
The Iranian Ministry of Interior announced, on Thursday, the killing of three members of the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS), while trying to sneak to Iran to carry out terrorist operations. “The terrorist team who wanted to enter the country through the borders were smashed by the Iranian security and intelligence forces, before launching any attacks in the country,” Zolfaqari has said.