Tehran, Iran, May 22
By Mehdi Sepahvand - Trend:
The strategy of the US is to ensure the continuation of proxy wars in West Asia, the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps said in an announcement.
The announcement was made on the occasion of the anniversary of the liberation of the city of Khorramshahr from Iraqi grip in 1982, Fars news agency reported May 22.
Aided by Israel, the announcement read, the US intends to keep the Islamic world occupied with numerous afflictions by creating chaos in the region.
The Liberation of Khorramshahr was the Iranian recapture of the port city of Khorramshahr from the Iraqis after 575 days on 24 May 1982 during the Iran-Iraq War. The Iraqis had captured the city early in the war on 26 October 1980. The successful retaking of the city was part of Operation Beit ol-Moqaddas (Jerusalem). It is perceived as a turning point in the war and the liberation is celebrated in Iran on its anniversary.