“Iran has fulfilled a minimum program: showed that he can get revenge. But Tehran has a long-term goal is to oppose imperialism and to squeeze out the USA from the middle East region,” — said in the broadcast of the special edition of the program “60 minutes” on TV channel “Russia 1” the expert of the Russian Council on international Affairs Nikita Smagin, who came from Tehran.
the Head of the security Department of the General staff of the armed forces of Iran General Abdollah Araghi January 9, promised US “more stringent revenge” for any further hostile move. The response from the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps (IRGC) is “stronger, deeper and wider,” said the Iranian General. In his opinion, a missile attack on the American air base was nothing more than a slap in the face, but then the Iranians can go to the “crushing the steel strikes.”
on the night of 8 January, the IRGC launched a missile attack on military targets in Iraq. The attack was a response to the deaths in Baghdad the commander of the special forces “al-Quds” major General Qassem Soleimani as a result of American air strikes. The operation was called “Martyr Soleimani”. In the United States reported that victims no impact.