Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei holds an AK47 as he leads Friday prayers at the University of Tehran October 13, 2006.
Ayatollah Khamenei announced today that if Israel did a “damn thing” the Islamic Republic would raze Tel Aviv and Haifa to the ground.
Press TV reported:
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Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says Iran will raze Tel Aviv to the ground if Israel launches a military strike against the Islamic Republic.
“Israel’s leaders sometimes threaten Iran, but they know that if they do a damn thing, the Islamic Republic will raze Tel Aviv and [the occupied city of] Haifa to the ground,” Ayatollah Khamenei said on Thursday in an address to large crowds of people in the northeastern Iranian city of Mashhad on the occasion of Nowruz (Iranian new year).
The Leader pointed out that the enemy seeks to create hurdles through sanctions and threats and downplay Iran’s achievements through propaganda, as its two major strategies against the Iranian nation.