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Publish Date : Wednesday 17 January 2018 - 18:45
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US Recognition of Al-Quds as Israeli Capital Futile: Iran’s Leader
Leader of Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei
 
Leader of Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei
 
Islam Times - Leader of Islamic Republic of Iran Ayatollah Sayyed Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday the US is overstepping its bounds in recognizing al-Quds (Jerusalem) as Israeli regime’s so called capital and planning to move its embassy there, adding that the measures are in vain.
 
Ayatollah Khamenei made the remarks during a meeting with participants in the 13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Conference in Tehran.
 
13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Conference in Tehran.
 
"There are important topics on the agenda of the conference, but some important issues are also missing. Issues on Yemen and Bahrain are important issues that caused deep injuries and need to be resolved," Ayatollah Khamenei asserted.
 
Muslims need to influence public opinion
 
The Leader of the Revolution offered his advice to his Muslim brethren, stating that "my advice to my brothers in the Muslim World is that we need to be clear on fundamental issues of the Muslim World in order to be able to create trends [that can increase awareness] and influence public opinion.
 
 “Do not let them ignore you, and make the main issues of the Muslim World be ignored through a conspiracy of silence. The dangerous and horrendous Imperialism of Western media—which is dominated by Zionists—must not be allowed to make these issues be ignored,” he added.
 
Defeat of Zionists possible
 
Pointing out that it is possible to defeat the Zionists in the soft war, just as in the hard war, Iranian leader reminded the audience that "Palestine is an important issue of the Muslim World which has been often ignored."
 
"I believe that this struggle against the Zionist regime will bear fruit, just as the resistance has progressed today. There was a time when the Zionists chanted 'From Nile to Euphrates,' today they are building up walls around themselves, so that they can protect themselves on that occupied land."
 
Ayatollah Khamenei reminded "Palestine is a collective: a country and a history. Palestine extends from the river to the sea, and al-Qudsis undoubtedly its capital. This recent move by the US officials--who have recently been acting more blatantly towards Quds-- won't get anywhere and their moves won't bear results.
 
Scientific developments important
 
Indicating the fact that striving for scientific development is an important issue for Islamic countries, the leader of the Revolution added, "The West was able to achieve wealth and power through science, but because they lacked faith and capacity, their knowledge led to oppression and arrogance.”
 
In another part of his speech, Ayatollah Khamenei stated: “We're ready to act brotherly even with those among the Muslims who were once openly hostile to Iran” and went on to say: The World of Islam, with such a large population and plenty of facilities, can certainly create a great power within the world and become influential through unity. Such warmongering among the World of Islam must be stopped and we should not allow that a safe haven be created for the Zionist regime. We are ready to treat brotherly even those from among the Muslim world who were once hostile to us.”
 
Saudis betraying Muslims
 
Iran's supreme leader concluded that that the regimes that help the US and Israeli regime are betraying Muslim World.
 
 “Like what the Saudis do. This is certainly a betrayal of the Islamic Ummah and the Muslim World.”
 
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