EghtesadOnline: Parade of various units of the Armed Forces started on Wednesday at the mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran Imam Khomeini in southern Tehran to mark the Sacred Defense Week in the country.
Chief of Staff for the Armed Forces of the Islamic Republic of Iran Brigadier General Mohammad Baqeri is addressing the event at the moment.
A number of senior military officials as well as military attaches of foreign embassies in Iran are attending the event during which the Army is to showcase part of its equipment and military capabilities, according to IRNA.
Shahrivar 31 in the Iranian calendar year (September 21) marks the 36th anniversary of the Iraqi Ba'ath regime's invasion on Iran which ensued an eight-year-long imposed war against the country.
Braveries of the Iranian nation and its military forces to confront the Ba'ath enemy are commemorated every year by ceremonies held throughout the country during the Sacred Defense Week.
Iranian Armed Forces stage nationwide military parades to mark the occasion.