Tehran 0
10 April 2019

In a letter to the UN Secretary-General regarding the U.S. decision to designate the IRGC as a Foreign Terrorist Organization (FTO), Foreign Minister Javad Zarif wrote that "Iran strongly condemns this baseless and provocative move; and deems this a hostile act against the Islamic Republic of Iran as well as a grave threat to the regional and international peace and security". He added that "this provocative move will increase tensions to an uncontrollable and confrontational level and increases the danger of accidents and incidents in a region already facing numerous challenges. It is self-evident that the U.S. regime - along with those who have publicly acknowledged agitating this designation, as well as the two or three client regimes that have supported this - shall bear full responsibility for all consequences of this adventurism". 

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