Rouhani Stresses Iran’s Arms Imports/Exports Irrespective of Western Opposition


iranian-president-hassan-rouhaniIranian President Hassan Rouhani has underlined that Iran will not allow foreign countries to interfere in its defense and military affairs and will continue arms sales and purchases irrespective of the views of other states. 

“We will purchase weapons from wherever we deem necessary and we are not waiting for anyone’s permission; if we deem necessary we will sell our weapons and we will do this without paying attention to any resolution,” he said.

On Friday, the Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Aerospace Force, Brig.-Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, said that Iran “will continue developing its defense capabilities and military might, especially the surface-to-surface ballistic missiles.”