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Imminent launching of Fajr satellite, sign of Iranís might, defense minister

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, May 19, IRNA -- Minister of Defense Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said the imminent launching of Fajr satellite indicates Iran’s authority and high scientific potential.

In an exclusive interview with IRNA on Saturday, he said May 23 is fixed as date of the satellite’s launching.

The minister stressed that despite all sanctions and pressures, Iran is carrying on with its plans.

He said enemies who have planned the sanctions are only damaging their own interests and losing opportunities by doing so.

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