Iran brands US, “sponsors of terrorism”

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The United States of America were on Monday branded a “state sponsor of terrorism” and its forces in the region “terror groups”, by the Iranian government, this came off the back in a tit-for-tat response by the US.

The Supreme National Security Council said its decision came after the US designated Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a “terrorist organisation”.

This was confirmed by the official news agency IRNA, it slammed Washington’s move as an “illegal and foolish act”

In return, it “declares that it considers the regime of the USA a ‘state sponsor of terrorism’ and ‘the Central Command of America, known as CENTCOM’ and all forces related to it ‘terrorist groups’,” the statement said.

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