• The presence of foreign forces in the Gulf creates insecurity for the region and the oil industry.
  • The anniversary of the start of the Islamic Republic's 1980-1988 war with Iraq.

GENEVA: Iran will not allow anyone to violate its borders, President Hassan Rouhani said in Tehran on Sunday at a ceremony commemorating the anniversary of the start of the Islamic Republic's 1980-1988 war with Iraq.

The presence of foreign forces in the Gulf creates insecurity for the region and the oil industry, he said in a speech broadcast live on state TV.