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Jun 22, 2017
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IRGC Media Advisor Hamid Reza Moghadam Far: Iran to Publish "Evidence" of U.S. Support for ISIS

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Source: Russia Today TV (Russia)

Media advisor to IRGC Hamid Reza Moghadam Far recently said that "there are plans to release documents revealing U.S. support for ISIS," which "show evidence of arms, logistical, and medical assistance." In a June 22 interview with Russia Today, held in Farsi and provided with English voice-over, Moghadam Far further said that the announcement that Iran had successfully fired missiles at ISIS positions in Syria had been intended to demonstrate its weapons capabilities and that America's declining role in the region meant that "it now has to partner with countries like Saudi Arabia."

 

Hamid Reza Moghadam Far: In the past, whenever the Americans wanted to ramp up pressure on Iran, impose new sanctions, or pursue their agenda in the region, they would accuse Iran of backing terrorism. But, I think that today world public opinion no longer accepts this. The world has come to realize that the U.S., despite leading a coalition against ISIS in Syria and Iraq, does not actually fight terrorism in practice, and is in fact supporting it.

 

There are plans to release documents revealing U.S. support for ISIS. However, they are not documents like formal contracts or written texts, but they cover activities in the field, including locations where they provided help to ISIS. They show evidence of arms, logistical, and medical assistance, which are all clues to American support for ISIS.

 

The primary goal behind the recent announcement that Iran fired missiles into Syria, both accurately detecting and hitting ISIS positions, was to show our weapons capabilities. In the past, when these missiles were test-fired in Iran, the U.S. and certain Western countries said that Iran was lying when it claimed successful launches.

 

U.S. policies negatively affect regional security. The U.S. is not as influential a player as it used to be, and it can no longer manipulate regional politics. It now has to partner with countries like Saudi Arabia, whose dictatorship and role in supporting terrorism is known to everyone in the region. Now all the U.S. can manage to do

is to pick up their check and leave.

 

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