Iran unveils new fighter jet

Tehran says domestically manufactured Qaher-313 aircraft is meant only for self-defence.

    Iran has unveiled a new stealth fighter jet it says was designed and built domestically.

    The government says it is proof of sophisticated military advances, but is meant only for self-defence.

    The announcement followed news that Tehran successfully sent a monkey into space, which stirred questions on the internet, with people pointing to differences between official images of the primate before and after landing.  

    Al Jazeera's Gerald Tan reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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