Iran says strike on Kurd rebels warning to ‘foreign powers’ reports: “Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said Thursday that a missile strike they launched on a Kurdish rebel base in neighbouring Iraq last week should serve as a warning to ‘arrogant foreign powers’.

The elite Guards fired seven medium-range ballistic missiles at the headquarters of the Kurdistan Democratic Party of Iran in Koysinjaq in Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, causing major casualties and damage with what they described as a precision strike.

‘With a range of 2,000 kilometres (1,200 miles), our missiles endow the Iranian nation with a unique ability to fight against arrogant foreign powers,’ Guards commander Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari told the semi-official ISNA news agency.

‘All those that have forces, bases and equipment within a 2,000 kilometre radius of Iran’s sacred borders should know that (our) missiles are highly accurate.’…”

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