26 October 2023

Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian, addressing the UN General Assembly, stated: “I say frankly to the American statesmen and military forces who are now managing the genocide in Palestine, that we do not welcome the expansion and scope of the war in the region, but I warn if the genocide in Gaza continues, they will not be spared from this fire… We do not compromise with any party and any side and have no reservations when it comes to our home’s security”. The following day, he noted that “the resistance in Lebanon and also the Palestinian groups… have their finger on the trigger”, adding: “If this situation continues and women and children and civilians are still killed in Gaza and the West Bank, anything will be possible ... They have their own calculations for their own security, and as I've said they decide for themselves”.

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