Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Thursday lashed out at the western powers and their regional allies for their role in the creation and spread of extremist and terrorist groups in the region, particularly in Iraq and Syria.
The top Iranian parliamentarian said that secret hands of certain big countries’ intelligence services’ were involved in formation of extremist tendencies in the Middle East. ‘For instance, we are fully aware of the involvement of the US former ambassador to Iraq in creating tensions among the country’s Shiite and Sunni tribes.
The speaker added that the role of intelligence services of the Zionist regime of Israel and those of certain Arab countries should not be neglected in causing regional conflicts.
He further added that Iran has always been the forerunner of fight against terrorism.
Early in July, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on the Muslim nations to keep vigilant against the plots hatched by the enemies to disunite and weaken them.
“The flames of violence and extremism are flaring across the Muslim world, and ignorance and extremism have cleared the way for the realization of the longtime plot of the enemies of Islam in sowing discord and causing sectarian and tribal strife,” President Rouhani said.