Khameini blames US, Israel for Egypt turmoil via Twitter

August 17, 2013 20:47


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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is placing the blame for Egypt's political turmoil on Israel and the US.

The religious leader took to his official Twitter account, placing blame Egypt's former ousted leader, Hosni Mubarak:

"Mubarak’s collaboration w/ Israel&US made Egyptians feel humiliated so‌ they made a #revolution&Zionists reacted against this revolution now."

Calling Mubarak a "servant to the Zionists," Khameini also Tweeted that Mubarak is not a freedom fighter

He stressed his support for the Palestinian people, saying "#Egypt was 1st country that entered into war w/ #Zionists for Palestinians."

He ended his lengthy Twitter-rant by describing Egypt as a country "w/ the desire for #independence& #freedom."

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