Just one year after a US drone strike killed the prominent commander of Iran’s Quds Force, Qasem Soleimani, the Iranian military has vowed to turn US aircraft carriers in to “sinking submarines” if it’s needed.
“Iran is capable of turning US aircraft carriers into submarines in a few hours,” Major General Yahya Rahim Safavi, the top military adviser to Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and the former commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, stated.
“We will never initiate a war, but we will respond decisively and with our utmost power and readiness if anyone attacks Iran,” he said.
The Iranian official made these remarks as Iran was marking the first anniversary of the martyrdom of Qassem Soleimani, who was assassinated in a US drone raid in Baghdad on January 3, 2020.
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