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Army self-sufficient in arms production: Chief

IRNA – Iranian Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi said that the country’s army is self-sufficient in meeting its defense needs and is not dependent on any foreign country.
He said that Iran’s Army has reached a point that is now independent of foreign countries in supplying its defense equipment.

Iraqi PM to visit Iran

IRNA – Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia’ al-Sudani will pay a visit to Khuzestan Province next week, said the governor general of Iran’s Khuzestan Province, Ali Akbar Hosseini-Mehrab.
The details about his trip to Iran will be announced in the coming days.

Iran slams Pakistan terror attack

IRNA –Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani in a statement condemned a suicide attack on Pakistan’s military forces in northwest Pakistan.
Kanaani offered his condolences to the Pakistani government, army and families of the victims, wishing a speedy recovery for those injured in the suicide attack.
At least nine soldiers were killed and 20 others were injured in the terrorist attack in Bannu, which is a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province, bordering Afghanistan.
Pakistan’s Army said that no group has claimed responsibility for the attack.


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