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Iran’s latest army achievements in different fields were unveiled in the presence of the Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Forces Brigadier General Kioumars Heydari on Thursday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has delivered a speech as he hosts foreign ambassadors on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
President Hassan Rouhani called on all Iranians to have a massive turnout in the demonstrations on Feb. 11, which mark the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, saying, “people’s epic turnout in the demonstrations can be a firm response to all conspiracies of the enemies in the past year.”
The secretary general of Hezbollah praised the outstanding achievements made in Iran, stressing that the Islamic Republic is now top-ranked in many fields both in the Middle East and the world forty years after the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that region has been turned into scene of war, extremism and destructive moves due to the foreign intervention.
Chief of General Staff of Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Bagheri said that Islamic Republic of Iran will not be intimidated by threats to deal with its powerful defense and missile capabilities.
Oil min.: Iran oil reserves hit over 160bn barrels in 40 yrs.
Iranian Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said the country’s oil reserves have reached from 88 billion barrels during the Islamic Revolution in 1979 to 160 billion barrels, showing a considerable hike.
Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance Farhad Dejpasand says volume of foreign investment rose to $12.7 billion in the last Iranian calendar year of 1396 (March 2017-March 2018) from about $69 million in the 2000s.
According to Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov, Moscow and Tehran will be advancing ways in which to defend their economies from US sanctions.
The French ambassador to the US has defended Europe’s decision to stay committed to the Iran deal in defiance of Washington’s pressure and threats, saying all countries should stick to their signatures.