Escalation Alert: After Sanctions by US on the IRGC, Flash Point in Persian Gulf Raises Concerns

On 8 April U.S. President Donald Trump designated Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a "Foreign Terrorist Organization” [FTO] The leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei called the decision by the United States to designate Iran’s Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a “foreign terrorist organisation”  due to the traditional hostility between the two countries.  “The IRGC is the vanguard both on the field confronting the enemy on the [Iranian] borders and even several thousand kilometers away... [in Syria] and on the political battleground facing the enemy,” the Leader said, adding that the Americans hold a grudge against the force because of that reason as per a report in the Tehran Times.     President Hassan Rouhani said that the U.S. mistake in designating the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) a foreign terrorist organisation will make Iranians more united and the IRGC “more popular”. .......................

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