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World Iran military official says rational Americans won’t allow ‘radical elements’ to start war

An Iranian senior military commander says 'rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders' are likely to rein in Washington’s 'radical elements' and prevent a war with Iran.

“Rational Americans and experienced U.S. commanders” are likely to rein in Washington’s “radical elements” and prevent a war with Iran, the country’s semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Saturday, quoting a senior military commander.

“We believe rational Americans and their experienced commanders will not let their radical elements lead them into a situation from which it would be very difficult to get out, and that is why they will not enter a war,” Brigadier General Hassan Seifi, an assistant to Iran’s army chief, told Mehr.

Iran, Seifi continued, can send U.S. warships “to the bottom of the sea with their crew and planes” with “secret weapons".

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