Tehran (IP) - The Chief Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) called the development of defense industries the driving force of industry and technology of countries, including Iran.

Iran PressIran news: Major-General Hossein Salami said at the opening ceremony of the exhibition of self-sufficiency and the accession of check and defuse equipment of IRGC: "Iran has proven at various times that it overcomes the dangerous problems and plans of the enemy and meets its needs."

Major-General Salami added: "The enemy imposed economic sanctions on us so that we succumb to it to save ourselves; the enemy placed us under scientific and technical siege to be dependant on the enemy for fear of backwardness."

IRGC chief commander stated: "We have learned that all problems within our society, mind, beliefs, convictions, and self-confidence can be solved. This is a culture, thought, truth, and a progressive move in our revolution that we see today; the achievements are updating exponentially, and we do not stop."


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