General Abdolrahim Mousavi, the Commander-in-Chief of the Islamic Republic of Iran Army, said in a November 9, 2021 interview that aired on Channel 1 (Iran) that Iran's armed forces support Iran's diplomatic efforts, but warned: "If [our enemies] threaten our interests, we will threaten their interests wherever is necessary."
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The Armed Forces Support "Diplomatic Battles" In The Effort "To Defend The Rights Of [Iran]"
Abdolrahim Mousavi: "Those who are responsible for diplomacy in our beloved country, who themselves are children of the blessed [Iran-Iraq] War of Holy Defense and were raised in its light, know that the armed forces are standing powerfully and supporting them in their diplomatic battles and in their [efforts] to defend the rights of this great nation.
"Our Enemies Need To Know That If They Threaten Our Interests, Our Response Will Not Be Limited To [Iran's] Borders"
"Let no one make any mistake: Our enemies need to know that if they threaten our interests, our response will not be limited to [Iran's] borders. If they threaten our interests, we will threaten their interests wherever is necessary."