Iran vows support for resistance against Israel

Source: Xinhua| 2017-09-03 22:14:37|Editor: Zhou Xin
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TEHRAN, Sept. 3 (Xinhua) -- Iranian defense minister said that Iran's support for the resistance against Israel will be further boosted in President Hassan Rouhani's second term, Al-Alam Arabic language satellite TV channel reported on Sunday.

Brigadier General Amir Hatami told Al-Alam that "the main source of fear for arrogant powers in dealing with us and resistance axis (including Syria and Lebanese Shiite Hezbollah group) is that they do not want to let such a role model exist in the region."

Iran, Israel's arch foe, has announced that it provides advisory military support for its regional allies in the face of Israeli "atrocities" and terrorism.

Hatami stressed that the assistance to its regional allies is aimed at security in the region.

"Our national security and interest demands us to counter instability in the region as it may trouble our country in the future," he was quoted as saying.

More steps will be taken to boost Iran's military power in electric warfare, missile program and production of heavy airplanes, he said.