Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 16 /Trend T.Konyayeva, T.Jafarov/
The United States and Israel are not involved in the recent blast at the IRGC ammunition depot, the Mehr News Agency quoted Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces General Hassan Firouzabadi as saying on Wednesday.
Firouzabadi further said the manufacturing process will be resumed at the depot in fortnight.
On Saturday, two blasts hit an ammunition depot near Shahriyar, about 30 km west of Tehran.
According to the IRGC, the incident occurred when military personnel were unloading a projectile at the depot. The blast left 17 people killed including Brigadier General Hassan Moghaddam, a senior commander in charge of the country's missile development program.
The Iranian authorities have said, prompting speculation Mossad, the Israeli intelligence service was involved, The Telegraph reported.
One US-based commentator known to have good sources in Israel's military community said he had been told it was carried out by Mossad, co-operating with an exile group, the People's Mojaheddin of Iran (MEK, MKO).