01 July 2019 - 21:58
News ID: 445741
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Senior Iranian Lawmaker:‎
Hujjat al-Islam Zonnour has refuted Trump’s recent claim that he stopped a military strike on ‎Iran with just ten minutes ‎to go.‎

RNA – Hujjat al-Islam Mojtaba Zonnour, the Chairman of the National Security and Foreign ‎Policy ‎Commission of the Iranian Parliament, has refuted the recent claim by the President of ‎the ‎United States, Donald Trump, that he stopped a military strike on Iran with just ten ‎minutes ‎to go.‎

The cleric made the remarks in an interview with the Tehran-based al-Alam Arabic language ‎news television network on Monday.‎

He said that Trump’s claim that he stopped a retaliatory military strike on Iran only ten ‎minutes to go was “political bluff.”‎

Hujjat al-Islam Zonnour said, “If they (the Americans) had predicted their attack would be ‎successful, they would not have cancelled it and it would definitely have happened.”‎

According to Mehr News Agency, he added that Trump’s advisors could see the failure of the attack.‎

The senior Iranian lawmaker added that Iran’s power has created deterrence, adding that all ‎the 36 United States military bases in the region are under Iran’s surveillance.‎

Hujjat al-Islam Zonnour ‎further described Trump as a businessman who only cares about ‎money and is not man of war.‎

He went on to describe Iran’s power as devastating, stressing, “If the United States attacks ‎us, only half an hour will remain of Israel’s lifespan.”‎

He further noted that Iran is ready for any aggression while it does not intend to attack any ‎country.‎

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