(MENAFN- Nam News Network)
TEHRAN, Sept 23 (NNN-IRNA) – The Iranian armed forces, yesterday, held a military parade, to mark the 42nd anniversary of the eight-year Iran-Iraq war, beginning in 1980.
During the military parade, in the capital Tehran, Mohammad Bagheri, chief of staff of the Iranian armed forces, said, Iran favours a region free from threats and full of friendship and cooperation in West Asia, calling the United States, a threat to the security of the region.
The parade came, at the beginning of Defence Week, the one-week Iranian commemoration of the Iraq-Iran war.
Also yesterday, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), Aerospace Force, unveiled for the first time, a new prototype of its“Sevom-e Khordad” air defence missile system, which has a range of 200 km.– NNN-IRNA
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