“Satanic” U.S. Peace Plan Will Never Bear Fruit
IRAN NEWS POLITICAL DESK
TEHRAN – Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday denounced as “satanic” a U.S. plan for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and predicted that Muslim nations will undoubtedly prevent the proposal from being put into practice.
U.S. President Donald Trump unveiled his long-awaited peace plan at the White House on Tuesday.
“To the dismay of U.S. politicians, the satanic, evil U.S. policy about Palestine — the so-called Deal Of The Century— will never bear fruit, by the grace of God,” Ayatollah Khamenei wrote on his official Twitter account.
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“About the Jewishization of al-Quds and saying it should be in the hands of the Jews, they’re talking foolishly and unwisely,” he said, using an Arabic name for Jerusalem.
“The issue of Palestine will never be forgotten,” the Leader continued. “The Palestinian nation and all Muslim nations will definitely stand up to them and not allow the so-called Deal Of The Century to be realized.”
The plan grants Israel much of what it has sought in decades of international diplomacy, namely control over Jerusalem as its “undivided” capital, rather than a city to share with the Palestinians. The plan also lets Israel annex West Bank settlements.
Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces Major General Mohammad Hossein Baqeri has called on the Islamic nations to join hands and raise their voices against a “cruel” plan that the U.S. president has unveiled for Palestine, known as deal of the century.
Major General Baqeri has sent separate messages to the defense ministers and the Army commanders of the Muslim countries following U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to unveil a new plan for the Middle East and the Palestinian territories.
In the letter, the top Iranian commander has warned against the dire consequences of silence and inaction concerning the cruel U.S. plan, known as deal of the century.
Major General Baqeri has also called on the Islamic nations to close ranks, set aside their differences by centering around Islam, and work in cooperation to support the Islamic resistance, according to IRNA.
The senior Iranian commander has finally urged the Islamic countries to make a concerted effort to expel the “usurpers and occupiers of the Islamic territories” and to take action against the U.S. president’s move, which he said has defied logic and has violated the international law and regulations.
President Hassan Rouhani has also condemned U.S. President Donald Trump’s so-called ‘peace plan’ for the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as ‘the most despicable plan of the century.’
Enough of these foolish attempts,” Rouhani wrote on his Twitter account on Wednesday.
“The Most Despicable Plan of the Century,” he added.
Meanwhile Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan also rejected the Trump proposal, saying, “The plan to give Jerusalem to Israel is absolutely unacceptable.”
“This conspiracy deal will not pass. Our people will take it to the dustbin of history,” Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday.
As part of the plan, future Palestinian statehood would be based on a series of strict conditions — including requiring the future state to be “demilitarized.”
The plan also lets Israel annex West Bank settlements and would also end hopes for a so-called “right of return.” Palestinians who fled or were forced out when the Jewish state was created in 1948, and their millions of descendants, would no longer have a case to go back.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who stood alongside Trump in the White House as the US leader presented the plan, immediately declared his support for the scheme.
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