Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has said Iran’s early morning retaliation against US assassination of Gen. Qassem Soleimani was just “a slap”.
“A slap was delivered last night, but what is important is that the seditious presence of America in the region should be ended,” Ayatollah Khamenei said on Wednesday.
The Leader’s remarks, broadcast live on national television, came hours after Iran’s retaliation against the US assassination of the Middle East’s most prominent anti-terror commander and his Iraqi trenchmate Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis.
Ayatollah Khamenei said Iran is quite equipped in the face of global bullying powers.
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