Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said Iran’s defense might is not up for negotiation, stressing the country’s resolve to strengthen its defense capabilities despite enemy attempts to weaken the nation.
Iran’s defense chief has slammed US President Donald Trump’s threat to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), saying any such move against the elite counterterrorism force would only promote terror and instability in the region and the entire world.
Ukraine's anti-corruption bureau said Wednesday it had detained a deputy defense minister and another top military official for allegedly embezzling millions in state funding through an illegal oil-purchase scheme.
Pakistan Defense Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said the onus of satisfying the United States about its concerns is not on Pakistan and the country is right now in the process of reviewing ties with the US, local media reported.
Stephen Lendman, an author and a journalist, says the Iranian government has the right to develop its missile program in order to increase its military might to be able to stand up to Washington’s threats.