03 January 2020 - 10:13
News ID: 448301
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Iranian Army Commander Major General Seyed Abdolrahim Mousavi underlined his forces' preparedness to give a rapid and crushing response to any aggression by enemies.

RNA - "In case of any threat posed against the country, the Army divisions will, undoubtedly, be the first units to give the proper response to the enemies,” General Mousavi said in the Southern province of Fars on Thursday.

He described the Iranian Army’s capacities as “promising” in the battle against any external threats, saying that the Ground Force has made all necessary preparations for powerful protection of the country's borders, and its personnel are ready to embark on a multitude of tasks in different battlegrounds.

General Mousavi also underlined that all weapons and equipment used by the Islamic Republic’s Army are made by the Iranian experts.

In relevant remarks in October, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Deputy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi said enemies did not even dare to fire a single bullet at Iran as they rested assured of Iran's crushing response.

"The enemies should know that they will receive a harsh, firm and decisive response to any aggression or move against the country and the Islamic Revolution," Rear Admiral Fadavi said.

"30 years after the end of (Iraqi-imposed) war, no country dares to fire even a single bullet against us and this shows that the enemy is well aware of the Islamic Republic's power and might," he added.

Also, in February, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said enemies did not dare to attack his country due to its high defense capabilities and preparedness.

"Enemies do not have the courage to attack Iran militarily and they have resorted to espionage and cultural measures more," General Baqeri said.

He underlined Iran's good situation and progress in defense industries, and said, "At present, over 80% of military equipment needed by our country's Armed Forces is manufactured inside Iran."

General Baqeri said that the Iranian Armed Forces had also registered good performance in playing advisory role in Iraq and Syria in war on terrorism.

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