BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 A.M.) – Hossein Salami, the commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), an elite sector of the country’s armed forces, on Sunday slammed the United States as arrogant, saying that the non-spiritual US has brought “all its forces” to fight against the Islamic republic.

“The Global Arrogance [Western countries led by the US], a power unparalleled in human history, has mobilized all its forces. America is the greatest power in all aspects, and this power has brought all its might to the battlefield with the Islamic Revolution in Iran”, Salami said at the 9th Malek Ashtar festival, cited by the Mehr news agency.

Salami also noted, cited by Mehr, that the Americans are acknowledging that their leaders have no origins and are empty-minded and non-spiritual. In spite of this, the Islamic Republic of Iran – although it lacks economic and media power – when it moves, it strikes fear in the heart of those selfsame ‘arrogant’ powers.

Tensions have escalated in the Persian Gulf since the Trump administration withdrew last year from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal, and then hit Iranian petroleum industries with new sanctions, prompting Tehran to take advantage of treaty backstops to increase its supply of low-enriched uranium.

Trump designated the IRGC as a terrorist entity and, in response, the Iranian Supreme National Security Council accused the US government of supporting terrorism, recognizing the US Central Command as a global terrorist organization.

The situation has been exacerbated further after a series of mysterious attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and the Strait of Hormuz, with Washington and its allies placing the blame on Iran and Tehran refuting the accusations.

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Iran does not intend to wage war with the United States but will continue to resist Washington.

Salami earlier said that Iran’s defence strategy would become offensive in the event of an “error on the part of the enemy”.

 

Source: Sputnik

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  1. Not even 5% of US expeditionary might is in the region, they have much more in Korea or Japan, even in Germany.
    Salami obviously thinks that Iran draws much more attention than it really gets and I’m not sure if it’s not already overkill to make a Gaddafi to his regime…
    He should really take a look at Wikipedia where he could find a near accurate inventory of what the Pentagon has available…
    I really ask myself what battlefield he’s speaking about as there is no battle… If such a battle started at dusk, at dawn, he’d have no more navy, air-defences, air-forces, missiles bases and likely lost his job if he’s still alive… Then the turkey-shooting on the regime and likely land forces will start…

    Salami should really stop to smoke products from an eastern neighbour of Iran! This guy is totally out of reality!

    +++ “Americans are acknowledging that their leaders have no origins and are empty-minded and non-spiritual”
    => My 2c this idiot supposes such stances can trigger something in the Yankees?
    One thing is sure, it’s about Hossein Salami’s origins :
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salami
    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/1/18/Salami_aka.jpg/310px-Salami_aka.jpg
    100% pure pork!
    If you want to pi$$ off DJT or Muricans, notice them that NYC is in Southern-Canada, in fact, start calling USA “South-Canada” or “North-Mexico” or “Mexicanada”…
    – Step on a burger
    – Joke about the War of 1812, be sure to mention that the White House was burned to a shell.
    – Just say Canada is better
    – Just tell them the TRUTH : That Iran participated 9-11, that Iran created ISIS andsmuggled Zarqawi in Iraq to frame Saddam and accusing him to be associated with al-Qaeda and taking profit of US presence in Iraq to kill 5,000 Yankees and thanks to US stupidity, Iraq is Iran’s bïtch now, tell them that Talibans are also Iranian proxies and how doing so Iran made USA dilapidate stupidly trillions of tax-payers money, that IRGC and Hezbollah trained al-Qaeda…
    Only the truth can hurt them, mark my words, it will REALLY ANNOY the Yankees.

    +++ “the Islamic Republic of Iran – although it lacks economic and media power – when it moves, it strikes fear in the heart of those selfsame ‘arrogant’ powers.”
    => It wasn’t even able to repel al-Nusra and ISIS in Syria, Soleimani had to go to Moscow and beg Putin to send an expeditionary force to help Syria!
    C’mon, the Islamic Republic of Iran’s “Axis of Pestilence” is bullshït! IRGC is not even fücking able to retaliate on Israel while IDF is doing a real onslaught on them in Syria, so they hide their huge losses, it’s even why Mohammad Ali Jafari was fired from his job as commander-in-chief of the IRGC last spring after Israel wiped out 5 of the 19 IRGC bases within a few hours…
    Salami threatened to raze Tel-Aviv, he said he had a 100,000 manpower army ready to invade Galilee from Golan, blah blah blah! In the taurus specie, he wouldn’t be a bull, he’d be an ox : he lacks the bälls

    +++ “Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Iran does not intend to wage war with the United States”
    => Iran wages war with the US since 1979. the only reason I see for USA not having crushed this despicable regime for long is that it’s the perfect boogeyman to make Gulf monarchies paranoid so USA gets the petrodollars back through arms sales.