CBC News
February 5, 2012

Iran has vowed to retaliate against any country whose territory is used by “enemies” of the Islamic state to launch a military strike against its soil.

The threat of a possible counter-attack, reported Sunday by the semi-official Fars news agency, comes amid increased tension in the Middle East and fears the impasse between Western nations, Israel and Iran over Tehran’s nuclear enrichment program could lead to war.

Hossein Salami, deputy head of the Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard, spoke to the agency Saturday during military ground exercises.

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