US sanctions have the opposite effect: Iran's Defence Minister
Isfahan (IP)- Iran's Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics said that the delivery of fighter jets to the Iranian Air Force sends a message to the enemies, especially the Americans that the sanctions have the opposite effect.
Iran Press/Iran News: Three Kosar fighter jets were delivered this morning in the presence of Brigadier General Amir Hatami, Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics, Major General Seyed Abdolrahim Mousavi, Commander-in-Chief of the Army of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, Commander of the Army Air Force, and Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, head of the Program and Budget Organization.
Brigadier General Amir Hatami, Minister of Defense and Armed Forces Logistics said that Iran was sanctioned 40 years ago so that it would not be able to use the available equipment, but today all the equipment needed by the military is being built and used.
Noting that Americans around the world today are seeking to extend Iran's arms embargo, Amir Hatami said: "This is an important message to the world and to all freedom-seekers that if they resist, they can succeed."