The United States will receive a “crushing” response to Iran if Washington recognizes an elite military-political formation of the country – the Islamic revolutionary guard Corps – a terrorist organization. This statement was made by the press attaché of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Iran Bahram qasemi, writes Reuters.

“We hope that the U.S. will not make such a strategic mistake. And if you do, the reaction of Iran will be determined, harsh and devastating,” – said the speaker of the foreign Ministry of the country.

The IRGC is an elite military-political formation, created in 1979 from the paramilitary forces of the Islamic revolutionary committees, supporters of the Iranian Shia leader Ayatollah Khomeini. Is officially part of the armed forces of Iran.

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“Guardians” are actually the basis for the security of Iran. It also controls the formation of large blocks of shares in the country’s economy and has a huge impact on the Iranian political system.

In February 2017, the sources in the presidential administration of the USA of Donald trump announced that the White house is considering a proposal to recognize the IRGC as a terrorist organization.

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Iran: Response to the recognition of the IRGC terrorists would be “devastating” 09.10.2017

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