Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Sacred Defense Week
Today Iranian Armed Forces have begun the week long Sacred Defense week held to commemorate the defense of Iran during the eight year war with Iraq in the 1980's.
The parade, which began this morning will have the main branches of Iran's armed forces, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), the Iranian Military, and the Basij voluntary force.
Also taking part was the IRIAF (Iranian Air Force) fighter jets, tactical planes, reconnaissance aircrafts and tankers.
President Ahmadinejad has stated also today that no power shall dare to attack Iran, he also stated that Iranians offer a message of peace for all nations.
"The Iranian nation seeks the establishment of peace and sustainable security based on justice. Our people are strong to defend their rights and land," he stated.