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Feb 13, 2020
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IRGC Commander-in-Chief Gen. Hossein Salami Eulogizes Qasem Soleimani, Warns Israelis: Take a Good Look at the Mediterranean Sea - That's Where You Are Going to End up

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Source: IRIB Ofogh TV (Iran)

IRGC Commander-in-Chief General Hossein Salami spoke in a ceremony marking the 40th day since the killing of IRGC Quds Force Commander General Qasem Soleimani. General Salami said Soleimani was responsible for the Palestinians' current military capabilities and that as a result of Soleimani's work, the Israelis can today hear across their border the languages of people from Pakistan, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Yemen, the Hijaz, and elsewhere. General Salami threatened that if America and Israel make "the slightest mistake," Iran will strike both of them.

Salami then addressed the Israelis, telling them not to count on America, because "America always arrives late or does not arrive at all. "If you want to open such an account," he added, "take a good look at the sea, because that is where your final place of residence will be. I am referring to the Mediterranean Sea." The ceremony aired on Ofogh TV (Iran) on February 13, 2020. At the beginning of the ceremony, General Esmail Ghanni, who replaced Soleimani at the commander of Quds Force, read out Soleimani's will.

Hossein Salami: "[Qasem Soleimani] revived the spirit of Jihad in all the Islamic countries. He was the reviver of the school of Jihad and martyrdom. At a time when our enemies would say: 'From Vienna to Sydney, from the East of the World to its West, we will make the youth wear jeans, put on Nike shoes, and fix the hair on their heads and faces in a Western style'... At the same time, [Soleimani] would be putting the headbands of Jihad on the foreheads of Muslim youth.


"In Afghanistan, he was known better than the Afghans themselves. He was an angel of salvation. Wherever there were oppressed people – Qasem and his army were fighting there.


"When Qasem joined the frey of the war with the Zionists, the Palestinians had been fighting the Zionists with stones. He made it so that today, Gaza, the West Bank, and Northern Palestine have become a firing range and an endless eruption of fire. Every point of the Zionist regime is stuck in their crossfire. Out of fear of the force that he established, the Zionist regime has built around the land it occupied concrete walls hundreds of kilometers in length and dozens of meters in height. He incarcerated Israel.


"In all the wars that the Lebanese people and their heroic Hizbullah fought against the Zionist regime, [Soleimani] had been directly in the battlefield.


"He built such a great force that if the Zionists were to listen near their border today, they would hear the languages of the Pakistanis, the Iraqis, Lebanese, Iranians, Syrians, Afghans, Bahrainis, Yemenis, Hijazis, and others. He has united the world of Islam.


"The Zionists are not the only ones who have suffered great defeats at his hand. He thwarted America's policy of creating a new Middle East under America's political control. He was the architect of defeating American and Israel in the battlefield, under the command of our great leader [Khamenei].


"The enemy made a mistake, and it can no longer fix it. The enemy received a powerful slap [in Ayn Al-Asad Airbase], but the decisive slap continues until the Islamic nation expels the last of the American soldiers from the lands of Islam, and ushers the Zionist regime into a path of absolute demise. This path continues. We are with Qasem and Qasem is with us in this luminous path. This dawn is near.


"Today, we heard one of the Zionist officials saying: 'We split the work with America – we strike the Iranians in Syria and they strike them in Iraq.' We say to them: As always, you are wrong. As always, you are breaking yourselves. But we say, and we accompany these words with deeds: If you make the slightest mistakes, we will strike both of you."

Crowd: "Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar! Khamenei is the Leader! Death to those who oppose the Rule of the Jurisprudent! Death to America! Death to England! Death to the hypocrites and infidels! Death to Israel! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America! Death to America!"

Hossein Salami: "We have said to [the Israelis] many times: Do not count on America. America always arrives late, or it does not arrive at all. If you want to open such an account, take a good look at the sea, because that is where your final place of residence will be. I am referring to the Mediterranean Sea."

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