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Official Says Iran Would Destroy Israel If Attacked

Iran tested missiles this week
TEHRAN -- Iran would destroy Israel and 32 U.S. military bases in the Middle East if the Islamic republic was attacked over its disputed nuclear program, a senior official has been quoted as saying.

"The U.S. knows full well that with the smallest move against Iran, Israel and 32 U.S. military bases in the region would not be out of the reach of our missiles and would be destroyed," the semi-official Fars news agency quoted Mojtaba Zolnour as saying on July 12.

Zolnour is the deputy of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's representative in Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards.