Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Baqeri has pledged that the Islamic Republic would give “new unforgettable lessons” to terrorists and their allies after recent twin terrorist attacks in Tehran.
Baqeri made the remarks in a message to a ceremony held in Tehran on Sunday attended by a large number of high-ranking Iranian officials and people from all walks of life to commemorate the victims of this last Wednesday’s terrorist incidents in Tehran.
He added that the Iranian Armed Forces and intelligence and security bodies would give new unforgettable lessons to terrorists and their regional and extra-regional supporters at the suitable location and time in order to uproot the ominous phenomenon of terrorism in cooperation with other Muslim nations.
The top Iranian commander warned those who still seek to hatch plots and draw up anti-security plans against the Islamic Republic to take lessons from the terrorists’ fate and avoid repeating their mistakes even in their minds.
Baqeri expressed confidence that the hegemonic system and Zionism, which have dispatchedteterrorists nurtured by spy agencies to Iran in cooperation with reactionary regimes in the region, would face no other fate but defeat and disgrace.
At least 17 people were killed and over 50 others injured in Tehran on Wednesday when gunmen mounted almost simultaneous assaults on Iran’s Parliament and the Mausoleum of the late Founder of the Islamic Republic Imam Khomeini.
The Daesh Takfiri terrorist group claimed responsibility for the assaults.
A senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) said on Saturday that the readiness of Iran’s security forces at the Parliament and Imam Khomeini’s Mausoleum foiled Daesh terror attacks in the Iranian capital.
Ali Asghar Gorjizadeh, the commander of IRGC’s Ansar-ol-Mahdi Corps, which is responsible for protection of senior Iranian officials, added that from the very first moments after the twin terrorist attacks, members of the Ansar-ol-Mahdi Corps took measures to encounter the terrorists.