A Conflict in the Persian Gulf Region May Grow Uncontrollably, an Iranian General Says
TEHRAN, (BM) – “Any conflict in the Gulf region may grow uncontrollably,” General Rashid, Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Headquarters told Fars News Agency, learned BulgarianMilitary.com.
The comment comes as a result of the American drone shot down earlier in the week and Donald Trump’s decision to cancel a military strike in which 150 people would be killed. Thus, the US President has made it clear that he is ready to dialogue with Tehran.
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Iran, in turn, said it would react “powerfully” to every threat. “In the event of any conflict in the region, its scope and timing could not be managed by any country. The US government should act responsibly to protect the lives of the American forces by avoiding wrong behavior in the region,“ General Gholam Ali Rashid expressed his opinion.
“With all due respect to the fact that 150 Iranians were spared a cruel fate, the real major thing is the American policy, which serves the interests of the world and of Israel in preventing Iran from getting nuclear weaponry,” Tzachi Hanegbi, Israeli Minister for Regional Cooperation, said in turn. However, he did not exclude the danger of Washington striking the Iranians under a provocation against the United States in the Gulf.
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Iranian members of parliament chanted “Death to America!” during a parliamentary session in which Parliament’s Deputy Speaker Masoud Pezeshkian accused the United States of being the ”real world terrorist.” “America is the real terrorist in the world by spreading chaos in countries, giving advanced weapons to terrorist groups, causing insecurity, and still it says ‘Come, let’s negotiate’,” Pezeshkian said at the start of the session, which was broadcast live on the state radio.
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