Washington has developed a plan to create a military coalition to safeguard strategic waters in the Persian Gulf region, chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff, Marine General Joseph Dunford said.
Commander of the IRGC’s Ground Force Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour says the Islamic Republic’s military doctrine is based on deterrence, but the armed forces are fully ready to back off any possible offensive by the enemies at an operational level.
The United States conveyed a message to Iran saying it wanted to conduct a limited strike against the country after its violating drone was shot down in the Persian Gulf, a senior Iranian commander said.
The chief commander of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) says the US is worried about the prospect of war and is instead focused on economic conflict against the Islamic Republic.
The Secretary of Iran’s Expediency Council has warned against Washington’s constant change of rhetoric and threats against Tehran, saying the Americans are well aware that the slightest move against Iran would engulf the whole region.
A senior Iranian military official called on regional countries to seek unity in the face of non-regional arrogant powers, saying that Muslim states can form an “Islamic superpower”.
Secretary General of Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement, Seyyed Hassan Nasrallah, has warned that any war against Iran would not stop at the Islamic Republic's borders, and it would cause the entire Middle East region to "erupt".
The Iranian president says that the US is staging a war against 82 million Iranians not the government, condemning the US economic war and sanctions as 'a crime against humanity.'
The Iranian and French ambassadors to Iraq met in Baghdad on Sunday to discuss regional developments.
Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps Major General Hossein Salami highlighted the elite force’s position at the forefront of countering the enemies, saying the Islamic Republic does not want war with any country but is ready to foil the possible threats.