War unlikely but armed forces should boost capacities, says Iranian Supreme Leader

DUBAI- Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Sunday war was unlikely but called on Iran‘s armed forces to boost their defence capacities, according to his official website.

"Ayatollah Khamenei emphasized that based on political calculations there is no likelihood of a military war but added that the armed forces must be vigilant … and raise their personnel and equipment capacities," the website quoted Khamenei as telling commanders of Iran‘s air defence forces.

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