Army Commander Stresses Iran’s Swift, Crushing Response to Threats

A0791759The Iranian Armed Forces will give a swift and crushing response to any possible enemy threat and aggression, Commander of the Iranian Army Major General Ataollah Salehi said.

In a message on the occasion of the 34th anniversary of the victory of the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran, Salehi renewed Army’s preparedness to defend the country and the Islamic Revolution.

Iran’s Army will not linger a moment to preserve the integrity and honor of the precious achievements of the Islamic Revolution, the commander underlined.

Israel and its close ally the United States accuse Iran of seeking a nuclear weapon, while they have never presented any corroborative document to substantiate their allegations. Both Washington and Tel Aviv possess advanced weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear warheads.

Iran vehemently denies the charges, insisting that its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes only. Tehran stresses that the country has always pursued a civilian path to provide power to the growing number of Iranian population, whose fossil fuel would eventually run dry.

The Zionist regime has recently intensified its war rhetoric against Tehran, warning that it plans to hit Iranian nuclear facilities.

Iran has, in return, warned that it would target Israel and its worldwide interests in case it comes under attack by the Tel Aviv.

The United States has also always stressed that military action is a main option for the White House to deter Iran’s progress in the field of nuclear technology.

In response, Iran has warned it would hit the US, Israel and their worldwide interests and close the strategic Strait of Hormuz if it became the target of a military attack over its nuclear program.

Strait of Hormuz, the entrance to the strategic Persian Gulf waterway, is a major oil shipping route.

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