The commander of the Iranian Army’s Air Force says the Islamic Republic will never initiate a war with any country, but always stands ready to give a crushing response to any act of aggression.
Brigadier General Hamid Vahedi made the remarks while addressing in an event attended by commanders and instructors at Shahid Sattari Aeronautical University on Monday, ISNA reported.
“We in the Air Force will spare no effort to upgrade our combat capability and readiness to give a smart response to any type of aerial threat,” the commander said.
Underlining that Iran seeks no war with any country, Brigadier General Vahedi said, “Our doctrine is defensive and we do not intend to invade any country, but … we will stand against any act of aggression with full power,” which will make enemies regret their act, and “will give a crushing response to enemies” of the Islamic Republic.
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