Iran says will strike its foes pre-emptively
Published 02/21/2012, Associated Press
As pressure mounts over Iran's nuclear program, a top Iranian general warned today that the nation will pre-emptively strike anyone who threatens it. The statement by Gen. Mohammed Hejazi continues the defiant tone Tehran has taken in its confrontation with Western countries that claim it is developing nuclear weapons. Iran says its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes.Word count: 553
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