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Iran to inaugurate new defense projects soon: Defense minister

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Jan 15, IRNA -- Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi said that his ministry is going to inaugurate several defense and satellite-launching projects during Ten-Day Dawn ceremonies (marking the anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution).

Brigadier General Vahidi made the remarks at the end of cabinet meeting among reporters in Tehran on Sunday.

He also said that several infrastructural projects in the field of space technology will also be inaugurated during Ten-Day Dawn (February 1-11).

'We are determined to implement at least one of the projects of satellite launch into space during Ten-Day Dawn,' Brigadier General Vahidi added.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30766446

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