Iran's defense minister says attacking Iran "playing with fire"

19:43, August 23, 2010      

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Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Ahmad Vahidi on Monday warned the enemies not to "play with fire" by attacking Iran, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Vahidi made the remarks in the opening ceremony of the production lines of two home-made, high-speed assault boats.

He advised the enemies of Iran "not to play with fire" because in that case, Iran's reaction to any kind of stupid acts will be unpredictable, the report said.

"Iran's reaction to any kind of attacks by enemies will not be limited to a small region," he was quoted as saying.

In August, the U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mike Mullen said the United States has a plan in place to attack Iran, if it is necessary.

The United States and Israelis have refused to rule out the possibility on launching unilateral military strike against Iran's nuclear facilities.

Iranian military officials have dismissed the threats, saying Iran has prepared defensive plans to face any threats by the enemies.

Source:Xinhua

(Editor:黄蓓蓓)

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