Iran’s defense power is purely deterrent, diplomat says

November 22, 2017 - 8:58

TEHRAN – Tehran’s ambassador to Paris has said that Tehran seeks peaceful ties with regional countries and its defense capabilities are just for deterrence.

In an interview with RTL published on Monday, Ambassador Abolghassem Delfi also said Iran seeks self-reliance in the area of defense power.

He also said that collective efforts are required to counter tension in the Middle East region. He added Iran cooperates with the regional countries to ease tension.

NA/PA
 

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