Foreign Ministry declares radiation war game in Bushehr to neighbors

 Head of Iranian Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali

Head of Iranian Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali

Bushehr, Feb 27, IRNA – Head of Iranian Civil Defense Organization said here Friday country’s 3rd radiation war game began in Bushehr on Friday and the country’s neighbors were properly informed of the important event by Foreign Ministry in advance.

‘The purpose of informing the neighboring countries about the exact time and location of the radiation war game is to ensure them that there is no need to be worried,’ said IRGC Brigadier General on the sidelines of the radiation maneuver in Bushehr.

He said that in the Foreign Ministry letter to the neighboring countries is has also been reiterated that the Islamic Republic of Iran is ready for assisting them, transferring of its experience upon request, and training them respectively.

Jalali said that the radiation war game in Bushehr is the 12th war game in Iranian nuclear sites and the 3rd nationwide maneuver, the first of which was based in the Central province and the 2nd one in Isfahan.

‘The Islamic Republic of Iran is a nuclear country, as our nuclear facilities are stationed in seven Iranian provinces three of them are currently active,’ he added.

He said that in order to provide an appropriate response to probable needs under the crisis management conditions the required harmony among the government the armed forces and the Civil Defense Organization has been made and the permits for deployment of the armed forces has been offered to the governorates of the country’s nuclear provinces.

Although the security measures adopted for the Bushehr Nuclear Plant are at maximum level, crisis management, too, is a dire need and being prepared is a dire necessity.

By IRNA