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Iran is at loggerheads with Syria…warning Americans

He said he would respond “decisively” to targeting militant bases he owns.

Sunday – 4 Ramadan 1444 AH – March 26, 2023 AD Issue no. [16189]

London – Tehran: «Asharq Al-Awsat»

Yesterday, calm prevailed in eastern Syria, following clashes between US forces and armed groups linked to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, which was accompanied by a significant increase in Iranian stance against the Americans, with what Tehran warned was a “decisive response in the event of targeting targeted sites”. Established in Syria at the request of its government.
“The United States does not seek conflict with Iran. It is prepared to act forcefully to defend Iran,” despite US President Joe Biden’s announcement during a visit to Ottawa, Canada, on Friday.
The Iranian warning came a day after US airstrikes targeting military bases and weapons depots in eastern Syria on Thursday-Friday night killed 19 militants. Drone strike kills US contractor On Friday night, pro-Iranian fighters again targeted US military bases in eastern Syria, while the latter retaliated with new airstrikes, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Iran’s Supreme National Security Council spokesman Kayvan Khosravi was quoted as saying yesterday by Nornews news agency, “Any justification for targeting bases established at the request of the Syrian government to counter terrorism and (ISIS) elements in this country will be met with a decisive counter-response.” Khosravi denied Iran’s involvement in the attack on US bases in Syria, saying, “Washington cannot attribute to other countries the natural and legal conflict of occupied countries (Syria) with US military forces.”
Iran Warns After US Bombing Military Bases In Eastern Syria

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