Iran’s Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani has described the West and the Israeli regime as the major sources of oppression in the current era, saying that time has come for their existence to cease.
“Today, the time has come for the disappearance of the West and the Zionist regime (Israel) - which are two dark spots in the present era - from the face of the universe,” said Larijani in a Thursday conference in Tehran commemorating the birth anniversary of Shia Islam’s 12th Imam Mahdi (PBUH).
“The US and the Zionist regime are the prime sources of tyranny and gloom in the current age. The Muslim world is fed up with the injustice and abuse by these governments,” he added.
Emphasizing that the core problem in the Muslim world today is the existence of different sects, the Majlis speaker said, “These sects within the Muslim world have led to corruption; by sponsoring such sects in the region’s Muslim countries, the West and the Zionist regime are attempting to lead Islam toward deviation.”
Pointing to the recent developments in the Middle East, Larijani further said the US “continues with its efforts to distort the Islamic composition of these states; even the statesmen in this country (the US) have learned that they have a destructive role in the region and among Muslims.”
He also highlighted the West’s meddling in Syria and reiterated that Western interference in the Arab country “is merely due to Syrian resistance against the Zionist regime; the US, therefore, tries to employ such notions as reforms to harm the resistance front in this nation.”