Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says his country will never give in to threats of sanction by the United States over the trial of an American pastor, accusing the NATO ally of displaying a "Zionist mentality."
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says unity and resistance of the oppressed Palestinian people and other Muslim nations will definitely lead to the failure of the US-Zionist plan to recognize Jerusalem al-Quds as Israel's "capital."
The Palestine history, over the past seven decades, has clearly shown the only way to confront the hegemony and greed of the Zionist occupier enemy is resistance and legitimate defense, said Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi on Wednesday.
Saudi Arabia is suffering from an acute form of Iranophobia and 'pre-fall megalomania', a US-based political expert said as she accused Riyadh of cooperating with the Zionist regime of Israel to lay ground for a US-Iran confrontation.
Iran has vehemently rejected remarks by Saad Hariri, who has stepped down as Lebanon’s Prime Minister, saying his resignation and rehashing of the “unfounded and baseless” allegations regularly leveled by the Zionists, Saudis and the US are another scenario to create new tensions in Lebanon and elsewhere in the Middle East.
“The ongoing crises in the Islamic world has roots in US and Zionist regime seditions and rulers of some regional states’ indifference towards the oppressed people of Palestine,” a senior Iranian official said.
Pro-Palestinian activists have demonstrated outside the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference in Washington, DC to protest against the most powerful pro-Israel lobbying group in the United States.