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July 12, 2019
Clip No.
7348

Iranian Cleric Kazem Seddiqi in Tehran Friday Sermon: We Will Enrich As Much Uranium As We Need to 20%; We Will Smack England, It Will Regret Seizing Our Tanker in Gibraltar

Iranian cleric Kazem Seddiqi said in a Friday, July 12, 2019 sermon in Tehran that aired on Channel 1 TV (Iran) that Iran plans to enrich uranium to 20%, and that it will enrich as much uranium as it needs, without taking anybody else into consideration. He also said that the "treacherous, deceitful, and infamous" England will soon be "smacked by [Iran's] strong hand" for its "insolence and inattention" and because of the Iranian oil tanker that it seized in Gibraltar on July 4, 2019. He added that England will regret its actions, and the audience chanted: "Death to America! Death to England!... Death to Israel!"

Kezem Seddiqi: "Iran, the Islamic regime – with the grace of God and with His victory, and with the support of the public, which has sent martyrs and which is always on the scene... [Iran] plans to increase its [uranium] enrichment to 20%, and we will enrich as much as we need, without taking anybody else into consideration."

Audience: "Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar! Khamenei is the Leader! Death to those who oppose the Rule of the Jurisprudent! Death to America! Death to England! Death to the hypocrites and the infidels! Death to Israel!"

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Kezem Seddiqi: "But the next issue is the seizing of our [oil] tanker by the agents of England, which is treacherous, deceitful, and infamous.

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"With the grace of God, I can assure you that with regard to England's insolence and inattention, they will very soon be smacked by the strong hand of our regime, and this will cause them to regret [their actions] forever."

Audience: "Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar! Allah Akbar! Khamenei is the Leader! Death to those who oppose the Rule of the Jurisprudent! Death to America! Death to England! Death to the hypocrites and the infidels! Death to Israel!"