Iran says US bases and aircraft carriers are within range of its missiles

An Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander said on Sunday that US bases and aircraft carriers in the region were within range of Iranian missiles after the Americans accused I ran of the main attacks against Saudi oil plants, increasing tensions in the Middle East.

Yemen's I ran -aligned Houthi group said it attacked two Saudi Aramco oil plants on Saturday at the heart of Saudi Arabia oil industry, eliminating more than half of the Kingdom's production.

Secretary of State of the United States of America Mike Pompeo accused I ran of being behind the attacks, ruling out Yemeni involvement and denouncing Tehran for participating in a false diplomacy.

Pompeo said on Twitter on Saturday that there was no evidence that the attacks came from Yemen.

“Everybody should know that all American bases and their aircraft carriers in a distance of up to 2,000 kilometres around I ran are within the range of our missiles,” the head of I ran 's Revolutionary Guards Corps Aerospace Force Amirali Hajizadeh said on Sunday.

The semi-official Tasnim news agency also quoted him saying that " I ran has always been ready for a "full-fledged" war", without mentioning Saturday's attacks in Saudi Arabia . One of the plants attacked is the world’s biggest processing facility.

The president of the United States, Donald Trump, told the Saudi de facto ruler, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, that Washington was ready to work with the kingdom to ensure its safety, according to the White House.

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