Brig. Gen. Mohammad Hejazi, deputy chief of staff of Iran's Armed Forces, said today the Iranian military is prepared to deliver a swift response to any attempted attack by Israel.
“The Armed Forces are completely ready to act according to what the (Supreme) Leader said in his remarks in the shortest possible time,” Gen. Hejazi sais. (Fars News Agency/Press TV, 15 April)
In its report of Hejazi’s remarks on its Website, Press TV reminded the readers that in his new year message on 21 March, Ayatollah Khamenei had said “Iran would raze Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground if Israel attempts a military strike against the Islamic Republic.”
File photo: Iranian Navy patrol force vessel Gorz (P228) fires a Mehrab (Altar) missile during the Velayat-90 naval drills in the Strait of Hormuz on January 1, 2012. (IRNA/Press TV)