Missile Shield: Turkey threatened by Iran.
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Iran could target installations in Turkey that are part of a planned NATO missile shield in any future conflict, a senior iranian military official said on Saturday, warming up the iranian rhetoric against Turkey with whom relations deteriorated in recent months.
“We are ready to attack NATO’s missile shield in Turkey if we face a threat and then we will follow other aims,” the iranian semi-official Mehr news agency quoted military officer Amir Ali Hajizadeh, head of the Revolutionary Guards’ aerospace division.
Tehran has made clear its displeasure at Turkey’s agreement in September to deploy a NATO missile shield system which it sees as a U.S. plot to protect Israel from any counter-attack should the Jewish state target Iran’s nuclear facilities.
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