Iran designates US armed forces based in Middle East as terrorist outfits

Must Read

President Ram Nath Kovind appoints new governor for Kerala, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh and Maharashtra

President Ram Nath Kovind appointed new governors for Maharashtra, Kerala, Telangana, Rajasthan, and Himachal Pradesh on Sunday. https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1168037199767457792 Former Union Minister Kalraj...

NRC list for Assam released; Fear looms as 19 lakh people face exclusion

NRC (National Register of Citizens) for Assam has been published at 10 am today. The final list excludes over...

Lateral Entry Era Begins as Union govt. appoints 9 professionals to Joint Secretary posts

The government has appointed its first batch of private professionals to the post of Joint Secretary in various ministries....

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has on Tuesday inked two bills into law declaring all the United States armed forces based in the Middle East as “terrorists”, calling President Donald Trump government as a sponsor of terrorism.

According to Reuters news reports, the bill was earlier passed in last week by parliament in retaliation to the US president’s last month declaration of Iranian Revolutionary Guards as an international terrorist organization.

However, it was still unclear what the impact of the new Iranian law might have on the US forces and their Middle East operations. The US has already blacklisted many of people and entities for affiliations with the IRCG.

According to Iranian state media reports, Rouhani ordered the ministry of foreign affairs, the Iranian supreme national security council, the armed forces and the ministry of intelligence to implement this fresh law.

The law labels the US Central Command (CENTCOM) as a terrorist outfit, specifically, which is responsible for American military operations in Afghanistan and the Middle East.

“These two forces (Guards and CENTCOM) that are designated as terrorist groups reciprocally might confront (each other) in the Persian Gulf or any other region. The United States will surely be responsible for such a situation,” Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi was quoted as saying by state news agency IRNA on Tuesday.

The IRCG has reiterated its claim that American aircraft carrier in the Gulf and American military bases in the Middle East are under the Iranian missiles’ range.

 

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

- Advertisement -

Latest News

Left, Congress slam Mamata for not raising NRC with PM

Kolkata, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal's opposition Left parties and the Congress have lashed out against Chief Minister Mamata...

Death toll in Andhra boat tragedy rises to 34

Rajahmundry, Sep 18 (IANS) Bodies of six more tourists were pulled out from Godavari river in Andhra Pradesh's East Godavari district on Wednesday, taking...

Help me change state name to ‘Bangla’: Mamata to Modi (Lead)

New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) West Bengal Chief minister Mamata Banerjee, after a spell of 15 months, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New...

Snapchat introduces 3D Camera Mode

San Francisco, Sep 18 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Snapchat has announced a new 3D Camera Mode that will let users make and share images with...

Lamba says Speaker did not consider Twitter resignation

New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The clash of rebel MLA Alka Lamba with the Aam Aadmi Party again erupted on Wednesday with the Chandni...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This