Iran’s response to any aggression won’t be limited to borders: official
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Any wrong move against the Iranian territories will be followed by an unforgettable lesson for invaders, Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaee said, noting that such response will not be confined to the country’s borders.
“If there is any aggression against Iran’s borders, we will not remain at the borders like (we did) in the past,” Rezaee said in the southwestern city of Khorramshahr on Sunday morning.
He was speaking in a ceremony to commemorate the anniversary of liberation of Khorramshahr, a city in southwestern Iran which had been occupied by Iraq’s Baathist army in the early 1980s. The city was recaptured by the Iranian armed forces on May 24, 1982.
Rezaee also lashed out at the U.S. and Israel for triggering unrest in Muslim countries over the past 70 years, warning that they want insecurity to spill into Iran.
While the Iranian diplomats try to put out the flames of wars through diplomatic approaches, the country’s military commanders are vigilantly prepared for every possibility, he underlined.
n relevant comments on May 6, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei reaffirmed that the Iranian nation will not let any possible act of aggression against the country go unanswered.
The Leader said he has already made it clear, even in the tenure of former U.S. president, that “the era of hit and run has ended” and that the Iranian nation will chase aggressors.