Newscast Media TEHRAN—Iran’s Armed Forces chief of staff has dismissed US
officials’ threats of military action against Iran as “political bluff”, saying the Islamic
Republic is ready for the “decisive” battle against the US and Israel.
“We are ready for the decisive war with the US and the Zionist regime [of Israel],”
said Major General Hassan Firouzabadi on Wednesday.
Iran has been planning for such a battle for years by carrying out various drills, he
said, stressing that Iran’s Armed Forces are prepared to fend off any military
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