Pres. Raisi slams US support for Israel crimes
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi has described the ongoing developments in Gaza as a horrible crime against defenseless children and women, which is taking place under direct support of the US and other Western states.
the comment during a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in
Tehran on Monday, hours after the top Russian diplomat attended a meeting of
the 3+3 format, joining counterparts from Iran, Turkiye, Georgia, Azerbaijan
referred to a comment by US President Joe Biden who had said that “If there
were not an Israel, we'd have to invent one.”
president said that Biden’s remark means that the US seeks to establish its own
interests even at the cost of the lives of children and women as well as the
destruction of the homes of the Palestinian people.
US is trying to get resolutions approved at the UN Security Council in order to
achieve whatever it has been unable to attain on the field when it comes to
protecting its racist interests and supporting the Zionist regime, Raisi said.
This is why
nations are hopeful that Russia, with regard to its position and influence at
the Security Council, prevents the US from achieving its goal, he added.
Raisi and Lavrov discussed other issues as well, including Iran-Russia
relations and the 3+3 format, which aims to find a permanent solution to
disputes between Azerbaijan and Armenia and strengthen stability in the
Russian diplomat said that the Monday meeting held in Tehran stressed that
regional issues should be resolved without the interference of extra-regional