Ramezan Sharif, IRGC spokesman, August 7, 2023

Aug. 7, 2023

“The enemies of the Iranian nation are well aware of its power, especially its military capabilities to confront all threats and plots. We remind once again that mischiefs by America will be met with reciprocal action of the Islamic Republic.

“We thank the Almighty that Islamic Iran has reached such a degree of power that it is capable of confronting every American mischief, such as responding in kind and seizing their vessels.”“IRGC Threatens Retaliation If US Seizes Iranian Vessels,” Iran International, August 8, 2023, https://www.iranintl.com/en/202308082740.

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We reiterate once again that the brigades will directly target US bases across the region in case the US enemy commits a folly and decides to strike our resistance fighters and their camps [in Iraq].

Abu Ali al-Askari, Kata’ib Hezbollah (KH) Security Official Mar. 2023
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