Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister has called the American military bases in the region as 'bases of terrorists'.

Iran Press/Iran news: Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for political affairs, Abbas Araghchi, has said Americans are responsible for many crimes including the attack on Iran's airliner, aggression against Yemen, the crises in Syria and Palestine as well as supporting, arming and training of ISIS (also known as Daesh) terrorists.

Araghchi went on to stress that the US State Department, US Central Command (US CENTCOM)  and the American military commanders and operational forces all contribute to all of these crimes and can be considered as terrorists 

Speaking via telephone on Iranian television, Araghchi reacted to Donald Trump's decision to label IRGC as a terrorist organization, describing the move as illegal US action against the Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC).

According to an Iran Press report, the senior diplomat and deputy foreign minister went on to refer to Zarif's letter which was focusing on the same issue and was also approved by Iran's Supreme National Security Council. 

Araghchi further explained that Iran's Supreme National Security Council has designated US Central Command (US CENTCOM) and the affiliated forces as a terrorist group -- a move which can impose a heavy cost on the region.  

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister highlighted that from now on, US forces are not considered as ordinary soldiers but rather they are seen as terrorist forces and their bases in the region are also considered as 'terrorist centers' and Iran's approach toward them would not be the same as previously.

Referring to the fact on Monday, the Swiss ambassador to Iran, was summoned as protector of US interests, Araghchi concluded that  we sent the clear and the direct message to the US through the Swiss ambassador that in case of the designation of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC)as the terrorist, Iran's move will be clear and speedy and the US is directly responsible for the upcoming event.


US President Donald Trump designated Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization on Monday 8 April 2019.

This is the first time Washington formally labeled another country's military a terrorist group.

The Islamic Revolution Guard Corps has a key role in fighting the US-backed terrorist groups in the middle east region.

The IRGC provides advice and assistance to fight the Takfiri terrorist groups in Iraq and Syria, following official requests from governments in Baghdad and Damascus, an action that is by no means appealing to the president of the United States, Donald Trump. 103/203


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