Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in an October 25, 2023 address posted on Khamenei.ir that America is orchestrating what is happening in Gaza, that it is complicit in all the crimes, and that its arms are soaked to the elbows in the blood of the oppressed. He said the rage and conscience of the people in the world will lead to a reaction from them, and no one will be able to stop this reaction. The crowd interrupted Khamenei’s address with chants of "Death to America!"
Khamenei: "America is completely complicit in all the crimes. America’s arms are soaked up to their elbows with the blood of the oppressed, the sick, the children, and the women in this atrocity. In reality, [America] is in some respects orchestrating this atrocity in Gaza. America is orchestrating this."
Chant leader: "Death to America!"
Crowd: "Death to America! Death to America! Death to America!"
Khamenei: "The people in the world are frustrated. Everybody knows that the rage and pangs of conscience in these countries will lead to a reaction. Nobody will be able to stop this reaction. No matter how much they will try, they will not be able to stop it."