Pompeo revealed what is considered to be the new US strategy toward Iran after Washington’s unilateral exit from the nuclear deal despite strong opposition from its EU allies.
The commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) has slammed the address made by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and “anyone who backs” Washington, saying that the Iranian people would deliver a “strong punch to the mouth” of the American official.
“The people of Iran should stand united in the face of this,” Ismail Kowsari, the deputy commander of the Sarollah Revolutionary Guards base in Tehran added, as quoted by the Iranian Labour News Agency.
The statement comes a day after Pompeo delivered a speech dubbed “After the Deal: A New Iran Strategy,” in which he promised that the US would apply unprecedented financial pressure on Tehran via “strongest in history” sanctions. While stating that Washington won’t renegotiate the historic Iran nuclear deal, he also outlined 12 demands for Tehran, including the withdrawal of forces from Syria. Read More…