Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says the US used the September 11, 2001 attacks as a pretext for the invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan which led to huge human losses.
“This incident was a complicated game planned to influence the human community and a pretext to occupy Iraq and Afghanistan, and cause more than one million people to lose their lives or get wounded,” Ahmadinejad said on Sunday. Quelle
In Iran, a fierce opponent of Israel which it refers to as the Zionist entity, one newspaper headline read: „Egyptian revolutionaries seized the den of Zionists.“ Media compared it to the 1979 seizure by students of the U.S. embassy in Tehran.
„All Muslim governments should close down embassies of the Zionist regime in their countries, before their nations take an action similar to Egyptian revolutionaries,“ Iranian MP Alaeddin Boroujerdi was quoted by Fars news agency as saying.