On Sunday, the US Air Force conducted this year’s second B-52 “presence patrol” over the Middle East, which came amidst rising military tensions between Iran and the US, which in cooperation with Israel has engaged in frequent air and naval patrols and reconnaissance in the region, prompting Iran to promise a powerful response to any escalation.
Spokesman of the Iranian Majlis’ National Security and Foreign Policy Committee Abolfazl Amouei said that the Islamic republic’s foreign minister Javad Zarif stated during a meeting with the members of parliament that the country will apply an “action against action” policy against the new US administration of President-elect Joe Biden, MEHR news agency reported Monday.
The Iranian lawmaker added that today’s meeting of the National Security and Foreign Policy Committee of the parliament was attended by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, and 12 questions were asked by the minister’s parliamentarians.
The spokesman added that at this conference, Zarif provided to the representatives of the National Security Commission a report on the latest developments in US domestic policy and forecasts on the future of US foreign policy.
Earlier in the day, Iranian Armed Forces Chief of Staff, Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri, reacted to the recent actions of the US in the region, saying that it is of no operational benefit to fly two American B-52 bombers over West…