EghtesadOnline: Iran is a peace loving nation, but, will deal strongly with any aggressor. Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Tuesday.
He made the remarks in the course of his visit to a painting exhibit with the theme of 'Peace' held at the Artists House in Tehran to mark the auspicious occasion of Eid-e Ghadir.
He said that the Islamic Republic of Iran advocates peace, but, will deal strongly with any attempt of aggression, according to IRNA.
He made it clear that Iranians will never accept aggression on national sovereignty.
Shamkhani said that the artists are expected to depict the theme in their paintings that Iranians are peace loving, but, they stand up to aggression on national sovereignty.
He said that conflict and hostility are not acceptable, but, the country needs defense power.