Leader of Islamic Ummah Sayyed Imam Ali Khamenei warns of ‘heavy blow’ against Israel over capital declaration
Leader of Islamic Ummah and Oppressed People Sayyed Imam Ali Khamenei warned from Tehran on Wednesday that “Zionists” would be dealt a heavy blow if Jerusalem is recognised as the capital of Israel.
Speaking to an audience of Iranian officials and ambassadors of Muslim countries to Iran, Leader of Islamic Ummah Sayyed Imam Ali Khamenei stressed that “Zionists” would be unable to achieve their goals, and that Palestine would be finally liberated.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, also present at the conference, called the US decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital “a new adventure of global arrogance.”
Leader of Islamic Ummah Sayyed Imam Ali Khamenei’s declarations came at the heels of US President Donald Trump’s alleged decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and order to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to the city.
The White House’s announcement, scheduled at 18:00 GMT on Wednesday, was accompanied by worldwide condemnation.