President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Syed Ibrahim Raisi, He regarded the so-called “sanctions” of the United States of America (USA) and other Western countries as another form of unsuccessful war against the Persian country.
“In essence, this is also a form of warfare. The only difference is that the method has changed from military force to sanctions regimes. including drugs to treat children with butterfly skin disease,” he denounced in an interview with Chinese network CGTN, excerpts of which were published this Saturday.
According to the Iranian President, “Everyone knows that sanctions harm ordinary people. They say the sanctions only target the Iranian government, but it is the people who bear the brunt of their brutal effects.”
The Persian president insisted that Western countries made a miscalculation by leaving the negotiating table with Iran to focus on the riots.
Raisi claimed these “miscalculations” by the West and its supporters, who have been saying for more than 4 decades that the Islamic Republic will be overthrown in six months, or in such-and-such a year, but now more than 40 years have passed And those who made these statements have passed away or left office.
“But our Islamic establishment exists with great vitality. The United States wanted to hinder our development through sanctions. But our people, especially our youth, have not despaired and have not stopped moving forward.
The President has made it clear that the administration’s policies Joe Biden no different to his predecessor’s government toward Iran, Donald TrumpSince “both have sought to impose sanctions and suppress Iran.”
He stressed that Western governments say they want to reach an agreement with Iran, but their words and their actions are not consistent.
“Iran wants to reach a good deal, but the United States does not; They not only failed to fulfill their commitments to the JCPOA [acrónimo en inglés de Plan Integral de Acción Conjunta o PIAC, el mismo acuerdo nuclear de 2015]But also left the negotiating table. The United States seeks to achieve its goals by inciting riots on the streets of Iran. We believe that the United States has made a serious miscalculation. Some European countries have made the same mistake.”
‘US supported riots to force Iran to make concessions’
“Their understanding of Iran and the Iranian people is completely wrong, they think they can get away with manipulating the Iranian people in some way, like they do with other countries. This is a big mistake,” he said.
Over the past few months, some Iranian cities have been the scene of riots that the country’s officials say are part of a plan designed and financed by the United States, Israel and several European countries to destabilize the country and replace the Islamic republic’s system. were part ,
However, millions of Iranians, estimated to be around 30 million people, took to the streets on 11 February, to celebrate the 44th anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution (1979) and to voice their support for the Islamic Republic in protest against these plots. updated. Designed against their system.
Fuente: Hispanic TV