Iran: We’re ready for ‘decisive battle’ with Israel, US
Chief of staff warns Tehran’s enemies and regional states against military action, calling American threats ‘political bluff’
BY AFP AND LAZAR BERMAN
February 12, 2014,
In the latest in a series of warnings against the US, Iran’s chief of staff Hassan Firouzabadi warned the Islamic republic’s foes that Iran is prepared for a “decisive battle” if attacked
“We are ready for the decisive battle with America and the Zionist regime (Israel),” Fars news agency quoted Firouzabadi as saying Wednesday.
He also warned neighboring nations not to allow any attack to be launched on Iran from their soil.
“We do not have any hostility toward regional states, but if we are ever attacked from the American bases in the region we will strike that area back,” he said.