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Iran regards foreign military bases in region as opportunity, not threat

Friday, 29 June 2012

At a meeting with foreign military attaches in Iran, Amir Ali Hajizadeh, Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force, referred to Western threats and sanctions as part of the policy the West has implemented for the past 33 years. He emphasized that such pressures and threats have always managed to produce the opposite result, leading to development and prosperity for Iran. Regarding the increased number of military bases belonging to external powers in locations neighboring Iran, he clarified that the existence of these bases was initially considered a threat, but today Iran actually views them as an “opportunity.”

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  • Published: 474 days ago on Friday, 29 June 2012
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: June 29, 2012 @ 2:13 pm
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