Updated in: 22 October 2020 - 17:06
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TEHRAN (defapress) – Speaker of the new Iranian Parliament and the highest-ranking Iranian military commander weighed plans for close cooperation to meet the country’s defense demands.
News ID: 81288
Publish Date: 09June 2020 - 15:46

Iran’s New Parliament, Armed Forces Weigh Opportunities for SynergyA group of top Iranian military commanders held a meeting with Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf on Monday.

In the gathering, Qalibaf affirmed the Parliament’s commitment to strengthening the Armed Forces, adding, “We hope that with cordial cooperation between the Parliament and the Armed Forces, the country’s defense demands and requirements in the field of ratification of effectual laws would be met.”

For his part, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the new Parliament includes many veterans and reliable forces, expressing hope that the new MPs would resolve many outstanding issues.

The top general also called for a reform of the law on using guns after 26 years, and a revision of the law on compulsory military service.

Qalibaf, himself a war veteran and a former commander of the Iranian Police, was elected speaker of the new Iranian Parliament on May 28.

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