Lieutenant Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Brigadier General Hossein Salami. Tasnim News Agency
AFP: Iran commander says US in 'strong decline
A senior Iranian military official welcomed Thursday what he said was the "strong decline" of the United States, during celebrations marking the start of the 1979 US embassy siege.
"America is no longer number one and the first power of the world," deputy Revolutionary Guards commander Hossein Salami told thousands gathered outside the former US mission in Tehran.
"America's political will can no longer manage political and military development in... the world of Islam. America's political power has strongly declined."
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WNU Editor: This same Iranian commander has been critical of the U.S. for a very long time .... US Incapable of Direct Engagement in Region: IRGC Commander (Tasnim News Agency).