QOM, Iran - Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani says the United States’ threats of military action against Iran are “like the roars of an old lion that does not dare to attack.”
Larijani made the remarks on Tuesday as he delivered a speech in the shrine city of Qom marking the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution.
Larijani represents the city of Qom in the parliament.
Larijani also called on officials not to turn the climate of criticism into “accusations”.
Grand ayatollahs in Qom joined people in rallies marking the anniversary of the revolution.
Sadeq Larijani, the brother of Ali Larijani who is Judiciary chief, also said on Tuesday that the Iranian people will not retreat in the face of threats and sanctions.
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