UNITED STATES (OBSERVATORY NEWS) — The secretary general of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, Ali Shamkhani, said the Tehran administration stands on 13 scenarios in retaliation for the assassination of General Qasem Soleimani, Anadolu Agency (AA) reports.
According to Mehr News Agency, Shemani said: “At the Council meeting, to avenge Soleiman’s murder, 13 scenarios came on the agenda. Even if the lower-level scenario is implemented, it will be a nightmare for Americans “.
He did not elaborate on the scenarios, but recalling Iranian leader Ali Khamenei words “All resistance forces will retaliate for Soleiman” said retaliation would not be limited to an attack.
Shemhan claimed that US soldiers have reduced patrols and retreated to their bases. “There are 19 US bases in the region. 11 of them are near our eastern and western borders. At 8 bases in the north and east are in alarming condition. We have information about soldiers and equipment in these countries. small, “Shemhani stressed.
Soleiman assassination marks a dramatic escalation in tensions between the US and Iran, which have often been exacerbated since President Donald Trump in 2018 chose to unilaterally withdraw the United States from the nuclear deal that world powers signed. with Tehran.
Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei, who last year awarded Soleimani the country’s highest honor, pledged “severe revenge” in response to his assassination.
The Pentagon accused Soleimani of plotting an attack on the US embassy last week, as well as planning to carry out further attacks on US diplomats and service members in Iraq.
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