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Iran’s Revolutionary Guard says expects Israel to launch war

Posted By admin On September 22, 2012 @ 3:19 pm In Featured Stories | Comments Disabled

Yeganeh Torbati
Reuters [1]
September 22, 2012

(Reuters) – Israel will eventually go beyond threats and will attack Iran, the commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards was quoted as saying on Saturday.

As speculation mounts that Israel could launch air strikes on Iran before U.S. elections in November, Mohammad Ali Jafari told a news conference that the Jewish state would be destroyed if it took such a step.

“Their threats only prove that their enmity with Islam and the revolution is serious, and eventually this enmity will lead to physical conflict,” Jafari said when asked about Israeli threats to strike Iran’s nuclear facilities, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported.

“We are making all efforts to increase our defensive capabilities so that if there is an attack … we could defend ourselves and other countries that need our help with high defensive capabilities.”

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[1] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/09/22/us-iran-israel-idUSBRE88L04H20120922

[2] Iran vows to hit Israel’s atomic sites if attacked: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iran-vows-to-hit-israels-atomic-sites-if-attacked.html

[3] Israel urges US decision on Iran strike: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-urges-us-decision-on-iran-strike.html

[4] Hezbollah: Iran Will Attack U.S. Bases If Israel Bombs Iranian Nuclear Facilities: http://www.prisonplanet.com/hezbollah-iran-will-attack-u-s-bases-if-israel-bombs-iranian-nuclear-facilities.html

[5] Israel ‘would not be able to destroy Iran’s nuclear programme with pre-emptive air strike’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/israel-would-not-be-able-to-destroy-irans-nuclear-programme-with-pre-emptive-air-strike.html

[6] In New York, defiant Ahmadinejad says Israel will be “eliminated”: http://www.prisonplanet.com/in-new-york-defiant-ahmadinejad-says-israel-will-be-eliminated.html

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