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(Worthy News) - Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran’s supreme religious leader, on Saturday called on the Islamic nations to unite in the face of the world's 'bullies' and greatest enemies: the U.S. and Israel.
Mr. Khamenei accused the U.S. of seeking to incite 'third-party' states against the Islamic Republic but said 'such third parties are only deceived puppets,' Iran’s Fars news agency reported.
He argued that the bullying powers are conspiring 'against the [Koran] and not Shiism and Iran, because they know that the [Koran] and Islam are the center of awakening nations.' [ Source ]
Iran's Ayatollah: America is the 'Enemy.' 'We Will Confront Them With All Our Power'
Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran, gave a speech on Aug. 17 in which he said that the United States of America was the 'enemy' and that Iran would confront the United States with all its power.
'We will not allow the Americans to have economic or political influence in our country, nor will we allow them to have a political presence and cultural influence in our country,' said the ayatollah. 'We will confront them with all our power which is thankfully great in the present time.
In the same speech, which has been posted in English on the ayatollah's official website, the ayatollah said that 't is not clear' whether the agreement designed to forestall Iran's development of nuclear weapons will in fact be approve by either the United States or Iran. [ Source ]
Iran: Too Soon for 'Illogical' US to Return to Tehran
Iran's foreign minister said on Sunday it was too early to talk of reopening the U.S. Embassy in Tehran, as Britain restored its diplomatic mission four years after protesters ransacked the British ambassador's residence.
British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond attended a ceremony at the opulent 19th century building in the Iranian capital where attackers in 2011 burned Britain's national flag, slashed portraits of British monarchs and stole goods.
Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, asked if Tehran would now countenance a restoration of the US diplomatic mission, said the United States' 'illogical attitude' towards Iran meant the time was not ripe for a similar move with Washington. [ Source ]