Iranian Leader: “U.S. created the myth of nuclear weapons”

Iran nuclear war

Khamenei (Illustrative)Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gave a fiery speech to military officers on Sunday in which he said, among other things, that the US “created the myth of nuclear weapons so they could say the Islamic republic is a source of threat. No, the source of threat is America itself…the other side is methodically and shamelessly threatening us militarily … even if they did not make these overt threats, we would have to be prepared.” Elsewhere on Sunday, Gen. Hossein Salami, deputy commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) made another speech in which he flatly declared that, despite claims made by the US, Iran had not and would not agree to inspections of its military facilities under any circumstances. “This subject is treasonous and selling out the country, and if anyone speaks of it we will respond with hot lead,” Salami said. Read More

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