Rouhani: Zionist regime benefits most from upheaval in Muslim world

In meeting with Arab MPs, Iranian president calls on Muslim countries to show unity with Iran against Western threats.

February 18, 2014 12:46
Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. (photo credit: SCREENSHOT DAVOS WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM)


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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday called on Arab parliamentarians to show Muslim unity and support Iran against threats from the West.

Addressing visiting MPs from Arab countries at the Inter-Parliamentary Union in Tehran, Iran's Press TV quoted Rouhani as saying that the "multifaceted" threats against Iran would eventually have a negative impact on all Muslim nations.

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Rouhani attacked Israel, saying that the "Zionist regime" gains the most benefit from the current upheaval in the Muslim world.

The Iranian president condemned using violence against Muslims in the name of anti-terror activities.

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