Basij Commander: US Should Pay Compensation for Complicity in Killing of 250,000 Iranians
Commander of Iran’s Basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi said Washington should pay ransom for its substantiated back-up role in the killing of tens of thousands of Iranians in and after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.
“In the days when the Islamic Revolution was underway and after that and during the holy defense (the Iraqi-imposed war against Iran 1980-1988), over 250,000 Iranians were massacred directly by the US or by its proxies at Washington’s order, and these US crimes can be proved based on undeniable and irrefutable proofs and documents,” Naqdi said in Tehran on Thursday.
He stressed that the Iranian nation should receive compensation money from the US for the death of their children and beloved ones at the hands of the merciless Washington.
Based on documents and evidence, the US spy agencies helped the Pahlavi monarchy to identify and kill its opponents during the Islamic Revolution in Iran.
It also assisted former Iraqi dictator, Saddam Hussein, during the 8-year war against Iran by supplying it with weapons and intelligence.