Iran to hit Turkey if nuclear program targeted by Israel, U.S., general says
A senior commander of Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard says the country will target NATO's missile defense shield in Turkey if the U.S.¬ or Israel attacks the Islamic Republic.
Gen. Amir Ali Hajizadeh, the head of the Guards' aerospace division, is quoted by the semiofficial Mehr news agency as saying the warning is part of a new defense strategy to counter what it sees as an increase in threats from the U.S.¬ and Israel.
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (R) shakes hands with Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Istanbul May 9, 2011.
|Photo by: Reuters|
News & Politics