Major-General Qassem Suleimani - commander of the special forces of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard - warned the US not to start a conflict, replying to comments made by Trump earlier this week in which he threatened Iran.
"You will start this war but we will be the ones to impose its end. Therefore, you have to be careful about insulting the Iranian people and the president of our republic," Iranian news channel Al Alam quoted him as saying.
"You know our power in the region and our capabilities in asymmetric war. We will act and we will work."
Suleimani is one of Iran's top military commanders, leading the elite Quds force responsible for secret military operations outside of Iran, including its involvement in the war in Syria.
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