Iran must develop military to guard against other powers - president
LONDON (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday the country had to develop its military forces to prevent other states taking over its territory and resources.
FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a statement after a two day visit in Bern, Switzerland, July 3, 2018. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse/File Photo
“We should make ourselves ready to fight against the military powers who want to take over our territory and our resources,” Rouhani said in a speech broadcast live on state television on National Defence Industry Day.
Reporting by Bozorgmehr Sharafedin; Editing by Andrew Heavens
Source: Reuters World News