The Iranian regime increases tension in the Middle East: it threatened to respond to any attack on its territory

Iran’s regime threatened to respond to any attack linked to the deaths of US soldiers in Jordan. (EFE/YAHYA ARHAB) (YAHYA ARHAB/)

He Iran regime He warned this Wednesday that he will respond with “decision and strength” to any attack against its territory or its interests, amid the tensions caused by the death of three American soldiers in Jordan in an attack claimed by pro-Iran militias.

Any assault against Iranian soil or its interests and nationals outside the country will receive a decisive and strong response.“said the Iranian ambassador to the UN, Amir Saeid Khalil Iravani, in statements collected by the agency IRNA.

Iravani also rejected that Iran and the United States have exchanged messages through intermediaries after the drone attack in which three American soldiers died on Sunday in Jordan, near the border with Syria.

“No messages have been exchanged,” said the diplomat.

The United States blamed Iran of the attack, in which 40 people were also injured.

I hold them responsible in the sense that they are supplying weapons to the people who did it“said US President Joe Biden.

The president assured that he has already decided how to respond to the deaths of the soldiers, although he did not give more details.

12/23/2023 HANDOUT - 23 December 2023, Iran, Tehran: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatoallah Ali Khamenei speaks to an audience from the provinces of Kerman and Khuzestan.  Photo: -/Iranian Supreme Leader's Office/dpa - ATTENTION: editorial use only and only if the credit mentioned above is referenced in full POLITICA INTERNACIONAL -/Iranian Supreme Leader's Office / DPA
The United States blamed Iran for the attack, in which 40 people were also injured. (Europa Press) (-/Iranian Supreme Leader’s Office/)

Sunday’s attack was claimed by the powerful pro-Iran militia Kataib Hezbollahthe most prominent of the pro-Iranian group Islamic Resistance in Iraq, which announced this Tuesday that it suspended its military operations against US positions in the Middle East.

The Islamic Resistance in Iraqan amalgam of pro-Iran militias created shortly after the outbreak of war in the Gaza Striphas carried out more than a hundred attacks against different positions of Washington both in Iraq and Syria.

The Iranian regime distanced itself from Sunday’s attack, ensuring that regional militias that attack US interests do not receive orders to Tehran and appealed to politics to solve the crisis in the Middle East caused by the war in Gaza, where more than 26,000 people have died.

Tehran leads the call Resistance Axisan informal alliance formed by militant organizations such as Hezbollah, the Houthi rebels, the terrorist group Hamas, the Islamic Jihad and the militias in Iraq, among other groups.

Although Tehran admits its links with these groups, it flatly denies that they act under its orders and assures that they make decisions on their own.

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