Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 7
By Umid Niayesh- Trend:
War should be the last option to settle the disputes, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said, Iran's State IRINN TV reported.
He made the remarks during a ceremony marking National Student Day in Sharif University of Technology in Tehran Dec. 7.
Rouhani said that relying on domestic capabilities and resolving the country's problem through internal potentials does not mean, closing doors for negotiation with the world.
He further said that war is Iran's last option for settling the problems, however the administration should be always ready for any possible war.
Certain people criticized the government of neglecting defense affairs under the shadow of its negotiation and "smile" policy, Rouhani said, adding the efforts made by his government in the last two years regarding military issues and developing strategic weapons is equal to all efforts in the past ten years.
"Iran is always prepared for any war," Rouhani said.
Simultaneously with victory in nuclear talks, the Islamic Republic test fired its most important missile, the Iranian president said.