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The chairman of the Chiefs of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces says Iran’s skies are among the safest in the region.
Iran ranks among the world’s top six countries manufacturing radars, thanks to its local experts, Iran’s Air Defense Commander Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said it is the Islamic Republic’s unwavering policy to promote relations with all African nations, South Africa in particular.
Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami highlighted Iran’s growing power in the Middle East and said the balance of power in the region has changed in favor of the Islamic Republic.
The Iranian Navy has maintained its powerful presence in international waters, carrying out overseas naval missions for nearly nine years, commander of the force stressed.
South Africa is interested in Iran’s joining the emerging economies association, South African Parliament Speaker Baleka Mbet said on Saturday.
China has hailed Iran’s commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal, as verified by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), urging all parties to continue to honor their contractual obligations.
A senior official with the National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) says Iran’s oil industry must expect an unprecedented boom given the eagerness of foreign companies to develop projects in the Middle Eastern oil-rich country and ongoing talks with them.
Iranian Armed Forces Deputy Chief of Staff for Coordination Brigadier General Ali Abdollahi blasted the US for supporting the terrorist groups and fomenting crisis in the Muslims states, and underlined the necessity for Washington to withdraw its military forces from the region.
A Saudi diplomatic delegation is set to go to Iran to assess damages to the kingdom’s diplomatic missions in Tehran and Mashhad.