Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami shrugged off the US government’s recent sanctions against the Iranian Armed Forces’ General Staff and some high-ranking military officials and said the move would have no negative effect on the forces.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami on Friday denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent threat against the Islamic Republic, warning that any hostile move against Iran will receive a crushing response.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami highlighted the country’s power to protect its vital interests in the Strait of Hormuz, saying his country’s dominant position in the strait is not founded on naval vessels alone, but involves missile capabilities, as well.
Iranian and Russian defense ministers held talks on enhancement of mutual cooperation between the two countries’ armed forces in a bid to strengthen regional and global stability and security and in the fight against terrorism.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Amir Hatami said a state-of-the-art homegrown submarine dubbed “Fateh (Conqueror)”, which is slated to join the navy’s fleet soon, will be equipped with cruise missiles.