Date :Thursday, December 25th, 2014 | Time : 07:06 |ID: 12152 | Print

Iranian Army stages large scale maneuvers

SHAFAQNA (Shia International News Association) – According to Iranian media, Iran’s Army will stage large scale maneuvers code-named Mohammad Rasoulallah [Mohammad (PBUH), the Prophet of Allah (SWT)].

The first stage of the six-day drill began on Thursday and will cover an area of 2.2 million square kilometers stretching from the east of the Strait of Hormuz all the way to the 10th parallel north in the north of the Indian Ocean.

The Iranian Army Brigadier General Abdolrahim Mousavi said that “boosting the defense capabilities” of the country is one of the objectives of the maneuvers. The Iranian commander said that the country’s army wants to convey a message of peace and friendship to neighboring states through this military drill.


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