Apr 18, 2015, 8:19 PM
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Army respects sovereignty of other countries: Pourdastan

Tehran, April 18, IRNA – Commander of ground forces of Army Brigadier General Ahmad-Reza Pourdastan said Saturday that army respects sovereignty of other countries and will never attack any other country.

Pourdastan made the remarks speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a ceremony to mark National Army Day.

Pourdastan made it clear that the Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran has always been supporting the oppressed.

However, he noted that it does not mean that the army is seeking to militarily interfere in internal affairs of other countries.

If asked by friendly and neighborly countries, like Iraq, the Iranian army is ready to offer advisory helps, the commander said.

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