"The Guards are the defender of the nation", government spokesman Mohammad Bagher Nobakht told reporters.
Trump is also expected to designate the IRGC as a terrorist organization, as he rolls out a broader, more hawkish U.S. strategy on Iran. "If the USA wants to put the Guards on the terrorist list, it puts itself in the camp of terrorists".
Ali Akbar Velayati, a top Iranian offical, appeared to suggest military options were being considered.
Analysts say such a move would have a very limited impact on the Guards, who are already subject to a wide range of sanctions.
But on Monday Bahram Qasemi, a spokesperson for Iran's foreign ministry, hit back, saying he was hopeful the U.S. would not make such a "strategic mistake".
The IRGC commander pointed out that diplomatic discourse is distinct from the discourse of defense forces, but their contents and orientations are the same.
"So by taking a stance against IRGC and designating it a terrorist group, the Americans would be joining the terrorists' camp", he added.
He added that the U.S. approaches have frustrated people across the world, saying, "It is time to teach the USA new lessons".
"If American officials make such a strategic mistake, the Islamic republic of Iran will definitely take a reciprocal action".
Trump has repeatedly bashed a deal signed past year by Iran and leading world powers curbing Tehran's nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of sanctions.
If Trump refuses to certify, the Congress will have 60 days to decide whether to restore the sanctions against the Islamic Republic that the U.S. has agreed to waive under the deal.
"If the U.S. wants to make its next mistake by taking any measure against the IRGC, then that will be a grave mistake", he noted, adding that the IRGC is not just a military organization, but a body that Iranian people love and has always defended the country's national interests during days of danger. "It's time America be taught new lessons".
"It seems the Trump administration understands nothing but expletives and needs some shocks to learn the new concept of power in today's world", Deputy Chief of Staff of Iran's Armed Forces Brigadier General Massoud Jazayeri said on Tuesday.
US President Donald Trump is expected to announce this week his final decision on how he wants to contain Iran's regional influence.
Watt is another National Football League superstar who is done for the year, as he fractured his tibial plateau on Sunday. He's second on the team with 20 catches and leads Buffalo with 258 yards, and tied for the team lead with 2 touchdowns.
The brush fire started at about 9:45AM alongside the eastbound Riverside (91) Freeway near the 241 toll road in Anaheim Hills. Wyatt urged all residents in evacuation zones to clear the area and not attempt to return until notified it was safe.
Since last week, the region's two largest banks and some of its biggest companies have relocated to elsewhere in Spain. Monday meeting was suspended by the Spanish Constitutional Court to pre-empt a hypothetical push for independence.
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It aims to better educate the public on the importance of having an emergency home escape plan and to practice it. To make a home escape plan, start by making sure all the doors and windows leading outside open easily.
In a pair of tweets sent Saturday afternoon, Trump said past agreements with North Korea have all been violated. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan on October 18 in Seoul, according to Seoul's foreign ministry.
The US State Department has approved an estimated $15bn possible sale of a THAAD anti-missile defence system to Saudi Arabia. It is expected the sale will beef-up security in the nuclear-hungry Middle East.
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