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Iran to exhibit downed US drone's model

TEHRAN: Iran will put on public display a model of the downed US drone next Saturday when it will mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic republic, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

Published: 09th February 2012 01:05 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 05:53 PM   |  A+A-

TEHRAN: Iran will put on public display a model of the downed US drone next Saturday when it will mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic republic, Xinhua reported Wednesday.

According to the Sepah news affiliated to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC), the IRGC said it would display the maquette in the demonstrations to be held Feb 11 to mark the anniversary of the establishment of the Islamic republic.

It did not say whether the maquette will be shown only in Tehran or in other cities too.

The demonstrations to mark the victory of the Islamic Revolution in 1979 are held every year nationwide in Iran.

In Dec 2011, Iranian military downed the US RQ-170 stealth aircraft in the eastern part of the country after finding it transgressing the eastern border.

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