Armed Forces equipment domestically produced: Minister

IRNA — Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan said all equipment used by Armed Forces have been produced domestically.

Dehqan made the remarks Wednesday in a press conference.

Commenting on a question raised by reporters as regard President Hassan Rouhani comments on missiles production, he said all required stuff are produced in Defense Ministry.

In response to the next question regarding United States Secretary of Defense James Mattis’ recent interventionist remarks, Dehqan said it was not something new and Americans spared no efforts to raise hatred in the world toward US.

In an interview with a US student daily “Islander”, Mattis tried to ignore massive role of the Iranian people in the sense of Islamic revolution such as elections to imply that there is a gap between Iranian people and the Islamic government.

Elaborating on a question whether Daesh terrorist group tend to depart Iraq and Syria for Yemen and Afghanistan Iranian minister downplayed speculations on Daesh’s future destination.

What Daesh have committed has nothing to do with Islam and Islamic beliefs, he added.