Major-General Qassem Soleimani challenged US President Donald Trump to address him regarding threats to Iran instead of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.
The claims come as the US President this week fired off a thundering, all-caps tweet warning the Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani, of war.
"Do not play with the lion's tail", he said, "because you will regret it eternally". "You are aware of our power in the region and capability for [launching] asymmetrical war?"
The Quds Force commander then noted Trump's "baseless" threats to hurt Iran in a way "few throughout history have suffered before", telling Trump to ask United States intelligence and security agencies about the country's inability to hurt Iran; "what could you have done against Iran in the past 20 years that you haven't done already?"
"Suleimani told Trump: "It is not in our president's dignity to respond to you, but I, as a soldier, will", before adding: "[Your] language belongs to cabarets. "Come on, we are ready, if you choose to start a war, we will be the ones to finish it".
The other countries involved in the Iran deal have vowed to uphold the agreement.
Extrapolating the 2018-19 purchases come to 25 million tonnes but there are now USA sanctions against Iran which block financial channels and payment routes.
"HPCL faced problems in lifting cargo from Iran because its annual insurance policy was renewed in July after the US pulled out of the nuclear deal in May", said one of the sources, adding the company will not be able to lift any Iranian oil.
"Trump! You must not threaten our nation and must not insult our president..."
The US, which in May pulled out of a landmark nuclear deal and said sanctions will be re-imposed on Iran within 180 days, has threatened to cut off access to the American banking system for foreign financial institutions that trade with Tehran.
The Bab el-Mandab Strait, which is the southern entrance to the Red Sea, is one of the world's key shipping lanes for crude oil and allows crude exports into the European market.
Companies have until November 4 to fully wind down activities with Iran or risk exclusion from the USA financial system.
On Tuesday, Iran-backed Shi'ite Houthi rebels in Yemen attacked a Saudi oil tanker in the Red Sea causing "minor damage" to the ship, according to the Associated Press.
Mr Rouhani also suggested Iran could immediately ramp up its production of uranium in response to United States . pressure. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is bitterly opposed to Iran , praised Trump's "strong stance" on Tehran .
Pakistani election officials count ballots after polls closed at a polling station in Rawalpindi on July 25, 2018. As the results trickle, it will be clear in a few hours as to who will be the next Prime Minister of Pakistan.
A few hours after her initial video, Barr posted another clip to YouTube, titled, " Roseanne Barr's official statement". She did not clarify what she believed was Jarrett's involvement in the agreement.
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The BRICS countries comprise more than 40% of the global population but have never worked as a co-ordinated economic bloc. They were speaking at a three-day meeting of BRICS leaders in Johannesburg, South Africa .
It's expected producers will sign up for these programs at their Farm Service Agency office beginning in September. Trump approved tariffs on steel and aluminum and imposed a 25 percent levy on $34 billion worth of Chinese goods.
So the only way he figures that he's going to get reelected - as sure as you're sitting there - is to start a war with Iran. A senior administration official said it augured a " more aggressive, comprehensive approach" to Iran.
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