'Thank God they're Moderates' - Iran says ready for direct battle with US. (Taz).
Iran is ready to engage in direct battle with the US, said the country's armed forces spokesman Masud Jazayeri.
"We are ready to rid humanity of the war-seeking and domination-loving policies of the US in a real and direct battle," he said in reaction to recent statements by a US presidential candidate, Press TV Persian reported June 4.On Thursday Hillary Clinton said that notwithstanding the nuclear deal, the US would take action at any time to prevent Iran from gaining access to nuclear weapons, adding that the military option was still on the table.
Jazayeri dismissed the remarks as mere campaign propaganda in the first place.
"Our nation and armed forces are never after war, but will not overlook the need for preparedness for a moment," he maintained.