Tehran, Iran, Nov. 30
By Milad Fashtami - Trend:
The Leader of Iran's Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei called on the country's armed forces to constantly increase their preparedness through strategic planning.
Iran's leader made the remarks at a meeting with senior Iranian navy commanders.
"The armed forces need to increase their preparedness regardless of political calculations," he said, Iran's Fars news agency reported Nov. 30.
"The navy should boost its defensive capabilities to safeguard the country's national security and sovereignty," he added.
He also described peace time as a good opportunity for the armed forces to contribute to scientific and construction projects in the country.