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Iran 'True Promise' punctured several 'air defense' systems as 10 countries aided Israel

The IRGC spokesman Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif

The spokesman of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) says 10 countries supported Israel during Iran's Operation True Promise, but they failed to repel the retaliatory attack.

"During Iran's punitive operation -- dubbed Operation True Promise -- 10 countries offered defensive aid to the Zionist regime (Israel)," Brigadier General Ramezan Sharif said on Monday.

Following the operation, Iran succeeded in achieving a victory over offensive systems of prominent countries in the world, he added.

In a multi-pronged attack, Iran launched late on April 13 hundreds of drones and missiles at the occupied territories in response to the regime's aggression on the Iranian diplomatic premises in the Syrian capital of Damascus on April 1.

The Israeli airstrikes on Iran’s embassy compound in Damascus had killed two generals of the Quds Force of IRGC, Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Zahedi and General Mohammad Hadi Haji Rahimi, as well as five of their accompanying officers.

The Israeli regime's aggression on the Iranian diplomatic facilities in Syria drew widespread condemnation from the international community.

The IRGC spokesman further said no country wanted Iran to gain success in its military operation against Israel but the whole Iranian nation overwhelmingly supported the national move.

After 50 years, Iran slapped in the face of Israel so hard that they could not believe it, Sharif added.

He emphasized that Iran carried out its retaliatory strikes against Israel by using domestically-manufactured weapons, saying, "Operation True Promise was not a military exercise, but the scene of a real operation."

The operation was conducted in such a large scale that the Tel Aviv regime and its allies should spend a lot of time thinking about it, the IRGC commander emphasized.

He also stressed that the military operation was not a surprise action since the Israeli regime and its allies were waiting for the attack when the first drone was fired but they could not do anything.

Sharif said Iran is now a secure country thanks to the Sacred Defense and great efforts by its Armed Forces and the guidelines of Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei.

"No one dares to attack our country," he pointed out.

Turkey's opposition has claimed that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had helped Israel by providing intelligence of the Kurecik base in Turkey to the regime.

However, Erdogan's office has rejected the claim and said Ankara gives the base intelligence only to NATO members and not Israel.

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