“The crimes committed by the ISIL terrorist grouplet and whatever created under the name of Takfiri groups in the region are proxy acts by the US,” Dehqan said on Thursday night.
Warning that the US and the Zionist regime are always after striking Islam, he said, “Unfortunately, certain Islamic countries have been fooled by the enemies and are acting in compliance with the plots hatched by the US and the Quds Occupying Regime.”
Dehqan also warned that the US is attempting to create rift among Muslims and coax them into fighting against each other with the help of the terrorist groups, including the ISIL.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan
In relevant remarks earlier this month, Head of Iran’s Civil Defense Organization Brigadier General Gholam Reza Jalali said that the divisive plots hatched by the US through waging proxy wars in the Middle-Eastern countries, including in Syria, Iraq and Yemen was doomed to failure due to regional nation’s vigilance.
“The US is seeking to wage proxy wars in the region,” General Jalali said, addressing a conference in the city of Babolsar, Northern Iran.
The Iranian civil defense chief wondered why the US and its allies had not learned enough lessons from their continued defeats in waging proxy wars in the region.
In October, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei urged Shiite and Sunni Muslims to grow united against the divisive plots hatched by the enemies.
In an address to people from different walks of life on the occasion of Eid al-Qadir, Ayatollah Khamenei urged Muslims not to get involved in any move that would play into enemies’ hands.
“Shiites and Sunnis shouldn’t help the enemy by desecrating their sanctities and provoking one another’s sentiments,” the Leader underlined.
The enemies of Islam have always sought to drive a wedge between Shiites and Sunnis in order to deflect their attention from the real enemy, the Leader underlined.
“If anyone fuels the fire in this regard (the so-called fight against the ISIL), he or she will definitely be helping sinister America and Britain which are the creators of the ISIL and Al-Qaeda,” the Leader stressed.