April 13, 2024

‘Malicious Zionist regime will be punished’- Iran’s Supreme leader, Ayatollah

Iran, Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has vowed ‘severe revenge’ for the US strike that killed one of the country’s top generals. PHOTO: AFP

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, made the statement in a post on X alongside a video in which he stated that the Israeli “regime” is all “malice, evil and error”.

Meanwhile US National Security Council says the attack on Israel will unfold over several hours
NSC spokesperson Adrienne Watson says: “President Biden is being regularly updated on the situation by his national security team and will meet with them this afternoon at the White House.

“This attack is likely to unfold over a number of hours.

“President Biden has been clear: Our support for Israel’s security is ironclad. The United States will stand with the people of Israel and support their defence against these threats from Iran”.