Invasion of Iran would trigger World War III: official
Tehran Times Political Desk
TEHRAN – Brigadier General Massud Jazayeri said on Saturday that any
military invasion of Iran would trigger another world war.
“Any aggression against Iran would be the start of the world war. The
exorbitant demands of the U.S. leaders and the global Zionism which have
created the current situation in Iraq, Afghanistan, Sudan, and Caucasus are
gradually directing the world to the edge of the cliff,” Jazayeri opined.
The United States has not ruled out military attack against Iran if Tehran
refuses to stop its nuclear activities.
The Islamic Republic insists its nuclear activities are aimed at producing
electricity for a growing population and that as a signatory to the
Non-Proliferation Treaty it has the right to master nuclear technology for
Iran has warned it could close the strategic Strait of Hormoz if it became
the target of a military attack over its nuclear program.
Strait of Hormoz, the entrance to the strategic Persian Gulf waterway, is a
major oil shipping route.
Under a U.S. pressure the UN Security Council has imposed three rounds of
sanctions against Iran
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