Tehran (IP) - Chief of the General Staff of Iran's Armed Forces says the sacred defense has caused the growth of science and technology in Iran.

Iran PressIran news: Speaking at a conference titled the status of science and technology in sacred defense, Iran's Chief of Staff for the Armed Forces, Major General Mohammad Bagheri, called the conference the beginning of a big event called for its continuance.

Iran's top military official further explained: "This conference is a very important and special conference. On the one hand, the Iranian nation, the armed forces were involved in establishing stability in the country after the Islamic revolution and fighting conspiracies and conflicts on the borders, and on the other hand, they faced an all-out attack."

He stated: "Science and technology on the one hand and holy defense, on the other hand, had a mutual effect on each other."

General Bagheri went on to say that the interaction between science and technology and the sacred defense is stable and still exists.

The valuable experience of scared defense should not remain at this level, but rather it should be developed, he added.


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