In a Thursday statement, Qassemi said Tillerson’s remarks once again depicted the true face of the United States to the Iranian people.”
“US statesmen, who staged a coup against the legitimate government of Iran in 1953, with the full support of the dictatorial regime of Shah were helping him to commit crimes”
“Behind the mask of supporting Iranian people, they (US statesmen) have committed many crimes against the people of our country since the Islamic Revolution,” added the foreign ministry spokesperson.
“Provoking unrest and creating chaos inside the country, attempts to stage a coup, next to military, economic, political, logistical and intelligence support for the dictatorial and criminal regime of Saddam Hussein in his aggressive war against Iran, besides the imposition of unlawful sanctions against the great nation of Iran are just a small part of Washington’s interventionist approaches over the past nearly 40 years.”
Qassemi went on to say that the totalitarian and arrogant leaders of the United States must realize that theirs attempts to sow the seeds of discord between the Iranian people and the political and military authorities are futile effort.
“The only result (of such policy) is boosting the national unity (in Iran) and causing more hatred towards the policies of the uninformed US statesmen,” he noted.