CHAPTER TEN : National Security
> Article 119
In order to enhance public security and social order, government is charged with taking necessary measures aiming at realization of the following objectives:
A.Public education, propagation of the culture of law and order tolerance and healthy living,
B.Development of the communication lines, border roads, and enhancement of amicable relations and exchange of information with countries of the region and the neighboring countries aiming at containing crimes, smuggling of goods and narcotics, unauthorized traffic and subversion, in the context of bilateral agreements and collective security arrangements.
C.To promote wholesome participation of all the Iranians on the basis of the equal citizenship right, in the decision-making process and executive management of the country.
D.To deepen identification of the factors of national power and propagate the spirit of defending the national interests, and opposing cruelty and domination.
E.To immunize the structure and dispersion of population (particularly in the country's frontiers), in light of the effective factors and security considerations, aiming at avoiding the
F.Preparation of the strategic plan for development of the country's order and security, with a society-base approach, public participation and replacement of values and inner control instead of
security-based approach, and enhancement of the sense of security in the society.
G.Combating emergence of deviance, social incompatibility, political and urban violence.
H. Preserving and enhancing status of different groups of people, and preventing the crises stemming from social ranking.
I. Providing necessary mechanisms for developing public participation in restoring public order and security.
J. Providing for the mechanisms needed to reinforce civil institutions and parties in the country.
> Article 120
In order to make policy about the issues related to the recognized eiigious minorities and promoting their participation in administration of he country and solidifying national cohesion, a council shall be stablished for the purpose. Duties and composition of the said council will be prepared by the Council of Ministers and approved by the Islamic Consultative Assembly.
> Article 121
Government is charged with taking the following measures in order to itrengthen the country's defense capability, to enhance preemptive ability )f the armed forces, to preserve the territorial integrity and security of the country, to secure preparedness toward any threat, to preserve the national