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Iran shows off newest long-range missiles at Army Day parade


Tehran: Iran has showcased its latest locally-developed anti-aircraft missiles at an annual Army Day parade. Some of the trucks carrying the weapons were decorated with banners featuring anti-Israel slogans. The Army Day parade was held in Tehran on Tuesday with troops from all branches of the armed forces taking part. The ceremony also included tanks, armoured vehicles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), fighter jets, radar systems and air defence systems. Certain parts of the parade drew particular attention, including anti-Israeli banners that read “Death to Israel” in Persian and showed a fist punching through the Jewish Star of David.

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