Soleimani Downplays US Rhetoric of Military Option against Iran
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) dismissed Washington’s repeated rhetoric of “all options are on the table” against Iran as "a lie", saying that the US warmongering policies have only humiliated Washington all over the globe.
Speaking in a cultural ceremony in Iran’s southeastern city of Sirjan on Sunday, December 22, Commander of the IRGC Quds Force Major General Qassem Soleimani slammed the US talk of military option against Iran as a total lie.
"The US military attacks on Iraq and Afghanistan have resulted in nothing for them (Americans), but complete failure," the senior commander said.
Major General Soleimani added that the US belligerent attitudes and warmongering policies in the region have only brought shame to the White House.
He further noted that the US has no place in the hearts of nations in the world of politics either, and described the US as a “hated country” in the contemporary world.
In relevant remarks on November 9, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri had slammed the US repeated anti-Iran rhetoric as sickening, saying the White House is like a puppet in the hands of the Zionists.
The United States will soon realize that Iran is a power to reckon with, Jazayeri said at the time.
"Now the US government is like retarded puppet at the hands of the Zionists. If America had the capability and will to wage a war, it would not hesitate a moment in attacking Syria," he added.
"America will soon realize that Iran's power is not something to be ignored... Iran's diplomacy will not be affected by the rusted carrot and stick approach of the US," Jazayeri noted.