Tehran 0
9 April 2019

President Rouhani, speaking one day after the U.S. decision to designate the IRGC as a Foreign Terrorist Organization, maintained that "you thought that if you speak against the IRGC, divisions would arise or you could reduce its popularity, but from today, the IRGC's popularity with Iranians and the region will rise, and Iran is more integrated than ever against you". Rouhani also asserted that "if you want to limit Iran's military power, you know that we have developed missiles since last year that you wouldn't even imagine", going on to suggest that "our patience has a threshold that if reached, the Iranian government and state may take steps". 

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