Top Military Aide to the Iranian Leader Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi said Thu. that the hundreds of rockets owned by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad resistance movement is a major threat to the Israeli regime.
He made the remarks in reaction to the recent flare-up of violence in the besieged Gaza Strip on the sidelines of a ceremony commemorating the 7th martyrdom anniversary of General Hassan Tehrani Moghaddam, an Iranian military officer in the IRGC Aerospace Force.
“The resignation of [Israeli minister of military affairs Avigdor] Lieberman, who believed that no Arab should live on occupied territories, is another sign of the Zionist regime’s defeat,” he added.
Also speaking to reporters at the event was Commander-in-Chief of the Army Major General Seyed Abdolrahim Mousavi, who noted the recent launching of rockets by the resistance movement from the Gaza Strip into the Israeli-occupied territories, adding “this victory is a new addition to the other victories of the Resistance Front against the Zionist regime, which will continue.”
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh also said that “Palestinians forced the Zionist regime into surrender within 48 hours. Now just compare this power with Iran’s defense capabilities.”
Meanwhile, in a statement issued by Permanent Secretariat of Intl. Conference on Palestinian Intifada, the Secretary General Hossein Amir-Abdollahian called on the international community to support the basic rights of the Palestinian nation by condemning the inhumane crimes committed by the Israeli regime in occupied territories.