Zarif warns Trump of another disaster

‘#NetanyahuFirsters who have long agitated for FTO designation of the IRGC fully understand its consequences for the US forces in the region. In fact, they seek to drag the US into a quagmire on his behalf,’ Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Sunday. He added ‘@realDonaldTrump should know better than to be conned into another US disaster.’

Earlier, Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, chairman of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said on Sunday that Iran’s Majlis (Parliament) has prepared a double-urgency bill which will be approved in case the US takes possible measures against the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).

In a related development, 255 out of 290 Iranian lawmakers issued a statement on April 7, stressing that Majlis will respond reciprocally to any measure against the IRGC forces.

Majlis through its statement described the IRGC as one of the great achievements gained after the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.

he United States has been plotting anti-Iran measures for forty years now, but the Iranian nation has stood against these measures and will strongly support the IRGC forces.

“The Trump administration is preparing to designate” Iran’s IRGC “as a foreign terrorist organization,” The Wall Street Journal, a New York-based international daily quoted the US officials as saying on April 5.

According to the journal, the move was designed as “a step that would vastly escalate the American pressure campaign against Tehran but which has divided U.S. officials’.


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