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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says the recent decision by the United States to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a “foreign terrorist organization” is rooted in America’s “rancor” against the force, which has been on the forefront of the fight against Iran’s enemies.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has published the full statement of the Supreme National Security Council of Iran on designating the US regime a “State Sponsor of Terrorism” and its Central Command (CENTCOM) a “terrorist organization”.
The head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards dismissed Washington’s designation of the elite force as a terrorist organization and said on Tuesday the Guards would increase their military capabilities.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday accused the United States of being the real “leader of world terrorism”, hitting back after Washington blacklisted Iran’s Revolutionary Guards as a terrorist organisation.
Iran’s deputy director of the presidential chief of staff, Majid Takht-Ravanchi, has been appointed as the Islamic Republic’s permanent representative to the United Nations.
The 13th anniversary of Iran’s National Nuclear Technology Day kicked off with the attendance of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, and a number of armed forces commanders in Tehran.
The Iranian lawmakers were sporting Islamic Revolution Guards Corps uniforms at a Tuesday’s session of the parliament to express solidarity with the IRGC official military force which has been blacklisted by the US government.
Iran’s nuclear chief Ali Akbar Salehi says the reimposition of US unilateral sanctions has been, and will continue to be, unable to make the slightest dent in the country’s resolve to advance its nuclear technology projects.
Iraq has deplored a recent decision by the United States to put Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on its blacklist of foreign terrorist organizations.
Expediency Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei reacted to US decision to put IRGC on terror list by warning Trump of consequences of this decision.