Worthy Christian News » World News » Khamenei says Tehran and U.S. Not Aligned in Iraq
TEHRAN, IRAN (Worthy News)– Any military cooperation between the United States and Iran in Iraq was dismissed by Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khameni. On Sunday, Khamenei stated, "We don't support any foreign interference in Iraq and we're strongly opposed to U.S. interference there."
"The United States is dissatisfied with the result of elections in Iraq and they want to deprive the Iraqi people of their achievement of a democratic system, which they achieved without U.S. interference," Khamenei said.
"What is happening in Iraq is not a war between Shiites and Sunnis. Arrogant powers want to use the remnants of Saddam’s regime and takfiri (ISIS) extremists to deprive Iraq of stability and tranquility," he said. "The real fight is between those who want to bring back a U.S. presence and those who want Iraqi independence." — Source
Related News on the Internet
Iran opposes US intervention in Iraq, says Ayatollah Ali Khamenei – UK Guardian
Iran's top leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Sunday he is against US intervention in neighboring Iraq, where Islamic extremists and Sunni militants opposed to Tehran have seized a number of towns and cities, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says Iran strongly opposes US intervention in Iraq – Economic Times
Iran's top leader rejected possible intervention in Iraq by the United States or any other outside power, accusing Washington on Sunday of trying to manipulate Iraqi sectarian differences to retake control of the country it once occupied.
Isis extend control of Iraq as Ayatollah Khamenei warns against US intervention – UK Telegraph
Isis takes control of more towns in western Iraq as Britain says it could provide logistical support to the US – and Iran warns against intervention.