File photo of Ali Shirazi in Tehran

 
File photo of Ali Shirazi in Tehran
Ali Shirazi, an aide to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, speaks under a picture of the supreme leader in Tehran in this November 29, 2005 file photo. Iran will hit Tel Aviv, U.S. shipping in the Gulf and American interests around the world if it is attacked over its disputed nuclear activities, Ali Shirazi was quoted as saying on July 8, 2008. "The first bullet fired by America at Iran will be followed by Iran burning down its vital interests around the globe," the students news agency ISNA quoted Ali Shirazi as saying in a speech to Revolutionary Guards. REUTERS/FARS NEWS/Alireza Baradaran/File (IRAN)