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Iran will not initiate any war: commander

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Feb 5, IRNA -- Commander of the IRGC Ground Forces Brigadier General Mohammad Pakpour said on Sunday Iran will not be the initiator of any war, but it will have harsh reaction to any threat.

Pakpour made the remark at the start of the major phase of the ground forces’ military drills dubbed “Hamiyan-e Velayat” (Supporters of Velayat).

“…our reaction will be fast….” said the commander, stressing the Iranian ground forces will act as a deterrent.

He further said such military exercises aimed at showing the country’s readiness to face any threat.

During the maneuver, the capabilities and innovation of the Iranian ground forces will be displayed, said the commander.

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Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 30800109



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