Defense
Mon Sep 21, 2020 12:58
Statement: Iranian Army, Armed Forces at Highest Level of Preparedness to Confront Enemies
TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian Army in a statement voiced the Islamic Republic's full readiness to confront and thwart enemies' plots and aggressive moves, and said that the Sacred Defense (1980-88 Iran-Iraq War) proved that the country can overcome problems and difficulties against the hostile powers.

In the statement released on Sunday on the occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Sacred Defense, the Iranian Army said the "Sacred Defense demonstrated that the country in the 'Second Phase of the Revolution' can overcome difficulties against the enemy safely by relying upon the faithful and revolutionary youth".

The full text of the Iranian Army's statement is as follows:

Iraqi imposed war against Iran (1980-1988) began with a conspiracy orchestrated by Western powers and deception of the Ba'athist regime in Iraq. Although the imposed war caused a lot of damage to our country, eight years of the Sacred Defense, which was the most successful experience of the First Phase of the Islamic Revolution, provided valuable experiences for the advancement and progress of the Islamic Revolution of Iran.    

The most important experience, gained from the Sacred Defense, proved the and animosity of the Western powers with the Islamic Revolution of Iran is an enmity that continues after four decades since the Sacred Defense and even at the cost of discrediting the world system. At the same time, the Sacred Defense proved that in the Second Phase of the Islamic Revolution, the country can overcome challenges and problems facing ahead safely by relying on the faithful and revolutionary youth as well as resistance against the enemy.

Today, enemies of the Islamic Republic of Iran, led by the United States, are forming a coalition to prevent the continuation of progress of Islamic Iran in various fields. Undoubtedly, it can be said that the defense and military situation of the Islamic Republic of Iran is at the highest level.

Today's defense capability of the Islamic Republic of Iran stems from the precious experiences gained during Sacred defense and guidance of the late founding father of the Islamic Revolution Imam Khomeini (RA) as well as the wise leadership of the Leader of the Islamic Revolution. Reviewing the memories and events of the Eight Years of the Sacred Defense, as a great treasure for our young generation who did not understand the war, is tantamount to a great university that can strengthen them to continue development and progress in the Second Phase of the Islamic Revolution.

While congratulating the advent of the 40th anniversary of the Sacred Defense, Army Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran announces that it is ready to defend the independence, territorial integrity and the Establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran and the great nation of Islamic Iran under the direct order of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces in line with safeguarding the sublime values of the Islamic Revolution in cooperation with the Armed Forces.

 

 

 

 

Bottom top
Health Minister: Iran-Made Rapid Coronavirus Tests Ready for Market Supply

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Health Minister Saeed Namaki announced on Wednesday that the country’s scientists have succeeded in production of rapid coronavirus-diagnosis tests which will enter the market soon.
Protesters Gather Outside DC Police Station over Deadly Moped Crash, Police Unleash Tear Gas, Stun Grenades

TEHRAN (FNA)- Protesters gathered outside of a Washington, D.C., police station Tuesday to request more information about a Friday moped crash that left a man dead after police tried to pull him over for not wearing a helmet.
Iran Records 6,824 New Coronavirus Cases

TEHRAN (FNA)- The Iranian health ministry announced on Wednesday that 6,824 new cases of coronavirus infection have been identified across the country during the past 24 hours, adding that 415 patients have passed away during the same period.
Iran: 6-Month Exports of Semnan Province Top $120mln

TEHRAN (FNA)- Semnan province in Northern Iran has exported 116,000 tons of products worth $120.4 million during the first six months of the current Iranian year (March 20-Sept. 21), local Director General of the Customs Administration Ali Sa’doddin said.
Russia Documents Record-High 346 Deaths from COVID-19 in Past 24 Hours

TEHRAN (FNA)- Russia has documented 346 deaths from coronavirus in the past 24 hours, which is a record daily high since the start of the pandemic, the anti-coronavirus crisis center informed on Wednesday.
Dow Futures Sink 500 Points as Wall Street Grapples with Rising COVID Cases

TEHRAN (FNA)- US stock futures fell sharply early Wednesday as investors feared an increase in coronavirus infections could halt the recovering economy.
Survey: No European Countries Would Reelect Trump Except Poland

TEHRAN (FNA)- If US President Donald Trump was facing an election in Europe he would have almost no chance at winning and would only get about 17% of the vote, according to a survey published on Wednesday by German researchers.
Pelosi Says No COVID-19 Relief Before Election Day, Blames White House for Failing 'Miserably'

TEHRAN (FNA)- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi ended any hopes of a COVID-19 relief bill before the Election Day, blaming the White House for failing "miserably" in a letter to House Democrats on Tuesday.
Report: Patients Discharged from UK Hospitals without COVID Test Results

TEHRAN (FNA)- Almost half of hospital patients have been discharged without receiving the results of their coronavirus test – including some patients who were sent to care homes, new research revealed.
Report: White Supremacist Group Training for Violence in Case Trump Loses Election

TEHRAN (FNA)- A white supremacist group is training for violence in case President Donald Trump loses the election, according to a report.
Iran’s Judiciary Chief: Normalization Deals No Guarantee for Israel’s Survival

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iran’s Judiciary Chief Seyed Ebrahim Rayeesi underlined on Tuesday that normalization deals by some Arab states may not protect Israel from annihilation.
Over 0.7mln Tons of Goods Exported via Iran's Southeastern Borders in 7 Months

TEHRAN (FNA)- 705,483 tons of various products were exported from Sistan and Balouchestan province’s terminals and border markets during the first 7 months of the current Iranian year (March 20-October 21), Head of the provincial transportation department Ayoub Kord said.
Deputy FM: Those Involved in Ukrainian Plane Crash to Face Punishment

TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for International and Legal Affairs Mohsen Baharvand said that Tehran is ready for further talks with Kiev on the crashed plane, assuring the punishment of all those guilty in the incident.
Grand Juror: Officers' Actions Night Breonna Taylor Was Killed Were 'Criminal'

TEHRAN (FNA)- Two grand jurors who presided over the case of Breonna Taylor’s death spoke out in a new interview with CBS News, saying they found fault with actions of the Louisville, Ky., police officers involved.
Poll: Majority of Americans Know Someone Who's Had COVID-19

TEHRAN (FNA)- A majority of American adults say they know someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to new data from the NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Tracking Poll.