Iran’s Parliament designated the United States Central Command (CENTCOM) as a terrorist organization.
The parliamentarians on Tuesday labeled CENTCOM and all forces and institutions under its command as “terrorist” organizations.
designation was part of a major plan for retaliatory action after the
US move to blacklist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC).
to bill, passed by a unanimous vote, CENTCOM and all forces,
organizations and entities under its command are declared terrorist
The bill also emphasizes that any military,
intelligence, financial, technical, training or logistical support for
CENTCOM forces with the purpose of confrontation with the IRGC and Iran
will be tantamount to partnership in an act of terrorism.
move to blacklist the IRGC was in brazen violation of international law
and weakens regional and international peace and security, the bill
On April 8, US President Donald Trump designated the IRGC a
foreign “terrorist organization”, marking the first time the US has
formally labelled another country’s military a terrorist group.
to the move, Iran’s Supreme National Security Council immediately
declared the US as a state sponsor of terrorism and US forces in the
The SNSC said it has put CENTCOM on its terror list as a “reciprocal measure” against the US “illegal and unwise” move.