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Jul 18, 2015
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Iranian Supreme Leader Khamenei Reaffirms "Death to America" Slogan, Calls to Bring U.S. Leaders to Trial

#5011 | 01:42
Source: Channel 1 (Iran)IRINN TV (Iran)

In a July 18 Tehran public address to mark Id Al-Fitr, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei reaffirmed the "Death to America" slogan, saying that it reflects the position of the entire Iranian nation. In the address, which aired on IRINN TV, Khamenei is seen holding a rifle. In an address to diplomats and dignitaries on the same day, broadcast on Iranian Channel 1, Khamenei claimed that the U.S., rather than Iran, is the defender of terrorism, and said: "you should be brought to trial for supporting and assisting terrorism."

 

Following are excerpts:

 

 

IRINN TV [Iran]

 

 

Ali Khamenei: The slogans of the Iranian nation on Al-Qods Day show what its position is. The slogans "Death to Israel" and "Death to America" have resounded throughout the country, and are not limited to Tehran and the other large cities. The entire country is under the umbrella of this great movement [of "Death to America"].

 

 

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Channel 1 [Iran]

 

 

What, [the American politician] are calling [Hizbullah] territories?! They call Iran a "defender of terrorist" because of its support for [Hizbullah]. Defenders of terrorists?! It is you! You are the ones who have created ISIS! You are the ones who have been cultivating terrorism! You are the ones who have been nurturing the filthy terrorist Zionist! You are the defenders of terrorists, and you should be brought to trial for supporting and assisting terrorism.

 

 

Crowd: 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!

 

 

Death to Israel!

 

 

[...]

 

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