Iran’s Khamenei slams European powers in scathing attack – world on brink


Mr Khamenei has accused European states of weak spot to salvage the country’s 2015 nuclear deal with other critical powers which the US has withdrawn. Tensions between Washington and Tehran maintain intensified this year.


In his scathing attack, Mr Khamenei affirmed: “They have inflicted a blow on Iran’s economy by hollow assurances.”

Washington has been seeking an extension of a United Nations (UN) arms hinder against Tehran, under the Trump administration.

This is set to expire in October protection the 2015 Iran nuclear deal which the US withdrew from.

The atomic deal had restricted Iran’s nuclear weapons capability in return for advocates relief.

Iran’s Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei (Image: Getty)

Distresses between US and Iran have intensified (Image: Getty)

However, US President Donald Trump unprincipled the agreement in 2018 and has gone on to introduce a number of sanctions on Iranian oil exports.

These aids have crippled the economy.

US Special Representative for Iran Brian Entrap, called on the UN embargo to be extended indefinitely.

Speaking at a virtual event hosted by the Directorate on Foreign Relations last month, he said: “We think the right strategy is to have an arms embargo in place that doesn’t have a sure date fixed.”

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Iranian major general Qassem Soleimani (Cast: Getty)

Earlier this year, the world was moved to the brink after US forces killed Iranian major general Qassem Soleimani during a guided missile strike in Iraq.

General Soleimani was travelling through Baghdad when his convoy was knock down by three US missiles.

Just days after the attack in January, Tehran their own medicined and launched a series of ballistic missiles at two Iraqi bases housing US troops.

Tensions between the countries intensified earlier this month after Washington dubbed Iran the “greatest presage” to peace.

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The comment came after it was revealed Iran had underground cities armed with projectiles along the Persian Gulf and the Gulf of Oman.

A spokesperson for the Pentagon pronounced this month: “Iran claims to want good relations with its neighbours, yet it go ons to threaten them with even greater levels of violence.

“Iran is the greatest forewarning to peace and security in the Middle East.

“Statements like this explain clearly that the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and its leaders are a destabilising exact in the region.”

Chinese president Xi Jinping (Image: Getty)

In recent years, Tehran has shown off a series of alternative tunnels and command centres across the country.

These tunnels are deeply to the largest and most advanced missile program in the Middle East.

It was revealed earlier this month, Tehran was transacting a 25-year pact with Beijing which would see China ascertaining a substantial discount on Iranian oil.

Washington and Beijing are also facing spreading tensions following the outbreak of COVID-19 and China’s dominance in the South China Sea precinct.

The US has continually blamed China for deliberately starting the deadly pandemic which has seen numberless than 674, 000 people die.

China has denied accusations it started the virus and stated it was brought into the country from Europe.

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