NOURNEWS - Iran's highest-ranking military commander praised the Palestinian nation's triumph over the Israeli regime in the recent 12-day war, giving an assurance that the Iranian Armed Forces will keep supporting Palestine and boosting the resistance forces' capabilities unwaveringly.
In a message on Saturday, Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri said the Iranian military forces consider "supporting Palestine and enhancing the power of Intifada" as an uninterrupted duty that would pave the way for the liberation of holy al-Quds and elimination of the Zionist occupiers from the occupied Palestinian territories.
He said sticking to such a "sacred path" in constantly on the agenda of the Iranian Armed Forces who will continue to support Palestine vigilantly and without any doubt.
The Iranian general also noted that the Israeli regime's unilateral announcement of a ceasefire and the Palestinian people's victory in the military encounter revealed that the existence of the occupiers has been placed under the control of the Palestinian fighters.
"It is the Islamic resistance that determines the fate of the field," he stated.
The top commander also expressed confidence that the countdown to the termination of the criminal and brutal Zionist regime is nearing zero.
Israel launched a bloody bombing campaign on Gaza on May 10 after harassment of Palestinians in Jerusalem al-Quds and attempts to steal their lands in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of the city.
The occupying regime announced a unilateral ceasefire on Friday, which was accepted by the Palestinian resistance groups in Gaza with Egyptian mediation.
According to Gaza's Health Ministry, 248 Palestinians were killed in the Israeli offensive, including 66 children and 39 women, and at least 1,910 were injured.
During the fighting, Gaza-based resistance factions fired rockets into the occupied territories in response to the Israeli bloodshed.