Iranian MP Jalil Rahimi Jahan-Abadi says the lobby groups including American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) play an important but invisible role in the US decision making circles.
As a senior member of the Parliament’s Judicial Commission, Jahan–Abadi also said AIPAC has triggered most of the US anti-Iran policies over the past decades including imposing sanctions on Iran under Bill Clinton and calling Iran a member of axis of evil under George W. Bush.
He went on saying that AIPAC also has an influential role in the White House and the Congress and added most of the lobby groups like AIPAC in the US work to meet Israel’s demands.
“To this end, most of the anti-Iran policies of the US are triggered by such groups,” he noted, according to a Farsi report by ICANA.
Jahan-Abadi said a great part of these groups’ animosity with the Islamic Republic of Iran is due to Iran’s support for the oppressed people of Palestine in the face of Israel’s brutal aggression.
“That’s why the lobby groups in the US are working hard to inflict a blow on the Islamic Republic by manipulating the decision makers of the US,” he said.
According to Jahan-Abadi, the AIPAC’s influence in the decision making circles of the US goes beyond the official power centers in the country.