If attacked, Iran will target NATO missile shield in Turkey, a senior Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps commander said Saturday, Mehr news agency reported.
"If we are threatened, initially we are prepared to target the NATO missile shields in Turkey and then we target" other places, the Commander of the IRGC Aerospace Force Amir Ali Hajizadeh told a gathering of 10,000 Basijis in the western city of Khorramabad.
NATO has deployed a missile shield system in Turkey to counter potential missile threats by Iran.
He also said after Turkey the United States is seeking to deploy missile shields in one of the Arab countries bordering the Persian Gulf.
He added, "We constantly monitor the movements of the enemies of the revolution and Iran, and have no concern about (possible) military movements by enemies, and day by day we get more prepared for resistance."
The commander also said in addition to economic sanction the enemy has started a complicated cultural onslaught against the Iranian nation and this entails vigilance on the part of the nation.
In a "hot war" the armed forces and Basijis enter the scene but in "the soft war all people should fight it, he noted.