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Iranian MPs Support IRGC for Downing American Drone, Shout “Down with US”

An overwhelming majority of Iranian Members of Parliament (MPs), in a statement on Sunday, voiced their strong support for the shooting down of an American spy drone by the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) on Thursday, and chanted “Down with the US” in defiance to US President Donald Trump’s pressures against their country.

Trump’s Anti-Iran Policy to Yield Failure for US

Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani underlined that the anti-Iran policies undertaken by US President Donald Trump will assuredly fail, adding that Tehran does not take statements coming from the current White House seriously.

Drone Attack Message to US, Iran Could Down P8 Aircraft with 35 Onboard

Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Aerospace Force Brigadier General Amir Ali Hajizadeh said that his forces could have shot down a US P8 aircraft with 35 on board which was violating Iran’s airspace, but decided to shoot down the drone to only send a message to Washington.

US Not Entitled to Retaliation for Drone Downing

Spokesman of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) of Iran Keivan Khosravi said that Washington is entitled to no right of retaliation for its drone downing, warring that Tehran will strongly respond if the US tries to conduct any retaliatory strike.

Tehran Calls on Washington to Immediately End Illegal Presence in Syria

Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi categorically denounced the US destructive role in Syria with illegally establishing military bases in the Arab country in violation of the international law, and urged Washington to quickly leave the war-ravaged country.