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President of Iran Hassan Rouhani reassured the neighbors and all regional countries that the Iranian Armed Forces would stand against terrorism and foreign aggression, and slammed the US and Zionism as the root cause of all regional problems.
The Iranian Army servicemen held commemorative parades across the country on Thursday to celebrate the Army Day and the Ground Force Day.
Two domestically manufactured warplanes flew successfully during the military parades on the National Army Day on Thursday.
Iranian Foreign Minister in a message hailed his regional tour, saying region has always been a priority for Iran.
“No danger threatens Iran’s security,” Commander of Iran’s Army Ground Force Brigadier General Kioomars Heidari told reporters on the sidelines of the parade of the Army Forces on the occasion of the National Army Day on Thursday morning.
Military forces of Iran and Oman have held joint naval rescue and relief exercises in the waters of Oman as the two neighbors move to build stronger relations.
“Iran will hold a joint naval drill with Indo-Pacific countries, soon,” the Navy Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi told reporters on the sidelines of the parade of the Army Forces on the occasion of the National Army Day on Thursday morning.
Iran and Turkey accorded to create and utilize a similar mechanism to the European INSTEX (Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges) in joint economic ties, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohamamd Javad Zarif told reporters on Thursday morning after returning from his two-day trip to Turkey and Syria.
“Till yesterday, the US was afraid of the weapons of the revolutionary forces but today it is scared of their pen,” Expediency Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei wrote on his Tweeter account.
The 37th edition of Fajr International Film Festival got underway in Tehran, featuring 160 motion pictures from around the world.