IRGC Chief Says Israel Will Face Response For Killing Iranian Advisor in Syria

IRGC Chief Says Israel Will Face Response For Killing Iranian Advisor in Syria

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The commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Major General Hossein Salami has vowed to retaliate to a recent Israeli strike on Syria that claimed the life of an Iranian advisor.

“Israel must wait for a response to the killing of Iranian military adviser Saeed Aviar in Syria,” Salami is quoted as saying by Iranian media outlets.

Aviar was killed in an Israeli strike that targeted the northern Syrian governorate of Aleppo on June 2. According to The New York Times, Aviar was in the IRGC’s expeditionary Quds Force and had been stationed in Syria since 2012. He reportedly held the rank of general.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that as many as 16 Iranian-backed fighters, including Syrian nationals and foreigners, were killed in the same Israeli strike which targeted the town of Hayyan in the western countryside of Aleppo.

However, it is important to note that the London-based pro-opposition monitoring group was accused in the past of inflating the losses of the Syrian government and its allies.

Israel escalated its attacks on Syria after the outbreak of the war in the Palestinian enclave of Gaza Strip, targeting Syrian military sites as well as personnel of the IRGC and its affiliates like Lebanon’s Hezbollah and the Palestinian Hamas Movement.

The strikes have slowed down however since the April 1 deadly Israeli attack on the Iranian embassy in the Syrian capital, Damascus, that triggered Iran’s first-ever direct missile and drone attack on Israel.

It remains unclear how the IRGC could respond to the killing of its advisor in Syria, especially considering that Iran is currently awaiting presidential elections after the sudden death of President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter crash last month.


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a fatwa on ever evil criminal netanyahu might bring him to within the grasp of teheran and then hoist the thief/criminal in a lamppost. what better end for the thief can be seen by the world!


i for one am quite happy with the thought that these vile creatures might pay the price for there concentration camps they ran, both in hitlers germany and there home grown concentration camps of gaza and the west bank. perhaps the real story of genocide might now eventually be told, rather than used as protection of degenerates and zionists.

jens holm

thats no news bur routine.

it see iran is overcrowded and has lack of jobs. i wonder why they dont impliment modern farming. some of it is more then 2000 old.


yeah, right 😆😆😆