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Iran’s Armed Forces mark National Army Day

18 April 2015 8:39


Select units from Iran’s Armed Forces have held parades across the country to mark National Army Day.

The Saturday morning ceremony in Tehran attended by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was held in the vicinity of the mausoleum of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Imam Khomeini, in the south of the capital.

Iran’s latest defense achievements were showcased during the parades on National Army Day which marks the establishment of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Army.

Military attaches of foreign embassies in Tehran also attended the ceremony.

In recent years, Iran has made great achievements in its defense sector and attained self-sufficiency in producing essential military equipment and systems.

Iran has repeatedly said that its military might poses no threat to other countries, reiterating that its defense doctrine is based on deterrence.

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