Iran has become a world power - president
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, speaking last Tuesday at the Iranian parliament (Majlis), said that Iran has become not only regional but also global power. According to him, now no one can hold a hostile Iran policy in the region, no important event is held without the participation of the Islamic Republic, Vesti reported, referring to ITAR-TASS.
Iranian President has called the successfully launched satellite launch one of the most significant achievements, on Tuesday.
"Science, established in Iran, has reached unprecedented heights. The Islamic Republic is becoming a leading scientific power, not only in the region but also around the world. The young Iranian scientists have done a great job - he said. - Due to this, Iran became one of the limited number of countries, with closed-cycle: from the satellite prior to its withdrawal to the orbit. "
Speaking before members of parliament, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad pointed out the parameters of Iranian satellite "Omid". According to him, satellite weighs 400 kilograms and is running on orbit with 35 thousand kilometers. "Today, our enemies recognize that Iran has become a strong regional power, but in reality he was already a world power. Rightness position of the Islamic Republic has been demonstrated not only in Gaza but also in many other areas - whether it be Iraq, Afghanistan or nuclear program ", - pointed out President of Iran.