Saddam warns Iraq will wage war on U.S. ''anywhere in the world''
President Saddam Hussein warned Sunday that if Iraq is attacked, it will take the war anywhere in the world "wherever there is sky, land or water."
Saddam's threat was made during a meeting with military commanders and his remarks were carried by the official Iraqi News Agency.
Saddam told his commanders: "When the enemy starts a large-scale battle, he must realize that the battle between us will be open wherever there is sky, land and water in the entire world."
"Who appointed America the unjust judge of the world so that it can say if this country has a weapon of a certain range that it should destroy?" Saddam asked. At the same time, he said, the United States was "allowing the evil-doers ... like the Zionist entity (Israel) to produce all kinds of weapons." "It is the right of every person to ask them: who appointed you a judge on us?" Saddam said.
He denied Iraq has any weapons of mass destruction, as the United States and Britain claim. "Are weapons of mass destruction a needle that you can conceal in a head cover or in the scarf of an old woman that inspectors cannot find?" Saddam asked.
"There are no weapons of mass destruction in Iraq," he added, joking: "Well, give us time and the necessary means and we will produce any weapon they want and then we will invite them to come and destroy them." (Albawaba.com)
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