Iran's Revolutionary Guards accused Israel of killing one of their commanders in Syria on Monday and vowed to avenge his death.
According to state television, Brigadier General Razi Mousavi “Three missiles“In the area of Sayida Zeynab, south of Damascus.
Asked about the strike, the Israeli military said, “NoHe did not comment on reports from foreign media“.
The Revolutionary Guards called Razi Mousavi “One of the most experienced consultants“The Quds Force, the foreign operations wing of the ideological army and the elite unit of the Guardians. He “Logistics Manager of the Axis of Resistance“In Syria, according to them.
Iran, which does not recognize Israel's existence, views itself as an authority in Syria, Lebanon's Hezbollah, the Palestinian movement Hamas, Iraqi groups and Yemen's Houthi rebels.axis of resistance“Confronting Israel in the Middle East.
“Razi Mousavi was killed in an attack by the Zionist regime“In Syria, the Guardian announced in a press release.”There is no doubt that the Zionist regime (…) will pay the price for this crime.“
Razi Mousavi is the senior Quds Force commander to be killed outside Iran since General Qassem Soleimani, a key figure in the Middle East's Islamic Republic, was killed in a US strike in Iraq on January 3, 2020. .
Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi also blamed Israel. “This move is undoubtedly another sign of the desperation, helplessness and impotence of the usurping Zionist regime in the region.“, he said. “He will surely pay for this crime.“
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