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Army official: Presence of US forces in region not acceptable

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Jan 10, IRNA -- Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran's Joint Armed Forces Brigadier General Masoud Jazayeri said the illegitimate presence of foreign forces, including the US troops in the region, by no means, could be acceptable.

Talking to IRNA on Tuesday, he strongly recommended alien forces including Americans to leave the Persian Gulf.

He said the regional countries are strong enough to protect their own security and that of the region.

As for the achievements of the recent 'Velayat-90' war games in Iran’s southern waters by the Iranian Navy, he said it manifested Iran’s capabilities and potential in providing regional security.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30758537

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