28 October 2023

President Raisi, discussing the Israel-Gaza war, contended that Israel’s “crimes have crossed the red lines, which may force everyone to take action. Washington asks us to not do anything, but they keep giving widespread support to Israel. The U.S. sent messages to the Axis of Resistance but received a clear response on the battlefield”. The following day, Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian asserted that “if the U.S. interests are targeted by any group… linking it to the Republic of Iran without offering any piece of proof is totally wrong. They are not receiving orders from us”. “They act according to their own interests”, Amirabdollahian maintained. “Also, what happened, what was carried the out by Hamas, it was totally Palestinian”.

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