New Delhi: Iran envoy to India on Friday denied any position of Tehran within the coordinated shock assault of militant group Hamas on Israel. In an electronic mail interview to information company ANI, Iran envoy to India Iraj Elahi mentioned the nation was not concerned within the planning or execution of the assault and mentioned Hamas was an “impartial participant”.
“Western media tries to disclaim the impartial energy of Hamas by attributing latest developments to Iran’s assist. Nevertheless, in reality, the power of Hamas stands as an indisputable fact, and it stays an impartial participant that may steer the course of occasions by itself. Because the Supreme Chief has acknowledged, Hamas executed this operation with out the help of Iran,” Elahi informed ANI.
“Nonetheless, Iran will all the time assist the Palestinian trigger and the authentic resistance of the Palestinians, persistently condemning the ruthless violence and occupation by the Zionists,” he added.
Elahi’s assertion comes just a few days after Iranian supreme chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei denied his nation’s position within the Hamas assault.
“The supporters of the Zionist regime and a few individuals within the usurping regime have been spreading rumours over the previous two or three days, together with that Islamic Iran was behind this motion. They’re mistaken,” he mentioned, as quoted by information company AFP.
He added that Iran helps Palestine and urged the “the entire Islamic world to assist the Palestinians.”
In the meantime, Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas warned of a “second Nakba” disaster in his talks with US Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken after Israel ordered over a million individuals to evacuate north Gaza amid its battle with Hamas, AFP reported.
In the course of the assembly, Blinken reaffirmed US’s unequivocal condemnation of the Hamas terrorist assaults towards Israel. He additionally spoke about america’ concerted efforts to collaborate with companions to forestall additional escalation of the battle.