Minister: Iran among top 10 countries in military defense
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 10 / Trend F.Milad /
Iranian Defense Minister Ahmad Vahidi said that the country is among the ten most powerful countries in the field of military defense.
"We have managed to manufacture modern systems for defense purposes. I can definitely say that Iran is among the top ten countries in this field," he added, the Mehr News Agency reported.
The country has achieved significant progress in biotechnology, nanotechnology and other fields of science, meeting environment protection standards, he noted.
"Iran will never give up to western countries in nuclear sphere. They should respect Iranian nuclear rights", Vahidi said.