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Iran says it can build aircrafts

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

1390/08/30
11-21-2011
14:38:47
News Code :9008-20258

TEHRAN (ISNA)-Iranian First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi said Monday the country is capable to build air plane.

He made the remarks as he visited Iranian Aviation Industries Organization.

Rahimi highlighted Iran's defense capabilities and said, "Considering progress in our country and prepared infrastructures, we possess the ability to construct power."

He continued Iran enjoys numerous defense capabilities. Iran has already said it would consider allowing Qatar Airways to ply its domestic routes. Iran believes it has made considerable progresses in different fields including defense one despite sanctions imposed on the country.

Iran is under 4 rounds of the UN Security Council sanctions over its refusal to halt peaceful nuclear enrichment. The West accuses Iran of producing nuclear weapons, but Iran denies the allegation and says its uranium enrichment program only seeks peaceful purposes including power generation and medical needs.

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