14 July 2019 - 23:08
News ID: 445962
Hujjat al-Islam Mesbahi-Moqaddam:‎
A member of the Expediency Council said that all of the leverage of power that the ‎United States has had over Iran has been incapacitated, His Eminence ‎said, “No leverage ‎that the United States has used against Iran remains.” ‎

RNA – In an exclusive interview with Rasa News Agency, Hujjat al-Islam Gholam-Reza ‎Mesbahi-Moqaddam, a member of the Expediency Council, referred to the foolish act of the ‎United States regarding its imposition of sanctions on the Supreme Leader of the Islamic ‎Revolution, Ayatollah Khamenei, and said, “Such actions indicate the end of the line of power ‎and capabilities of the United States to impose pressure on the Islamic Republic of Iran.”‎

Arguing that all of the leverage of power ‎that the United States has had over Iran has been ‎incapacitated, His Eminence said, “No leverage that the United States has used against Iran ‎remains.” ‎

Hujjat al-Islam Mesbahi-Moqaddam pointed out that the United States has imposed ‎sanctions on a personality who has a special status in the world and is particularly popular in ‎the Middle East region.‎
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His Eminence stated that the American actions against the Supreme Leader were carried out ‎due to their inability and incapacity and said, “The imposition of sanctions on the Supreme ‎Leader ‎is an action that will have no effect because he never uses American financial and ‎banking resources that the Americans want to do sanction him for.” ‎

Pointing out that the imposition of sanctions on the Supreme Leader ‎by the United States‎ is ‎a foolish and ridiculous act, he said, “When the Supreme Leader ‎resides in a house that he ‎doesn’t personally own and while using minimal conveniences and amenities, these sanctions ‎are futile and nonsensical from a financial perspective.” ‎

Hujjat al-Islam Mesbahi-Moqaddam ‎said that the sanctions imposed on the Supreme Leader ‎‎has been a fruitless action and won’t have any negative effect on the Islamic religious ‎authorities ‎and noted, “This action has not only had no negative effect on the religious ‎authorities ‎but may have had a positive effect on them. The Supreme Leader is hated by the ‎‎‘Great Satan’ [the United States] and anyone who is hated by Satan is loved by the ‎believers.” ‎

One June 24th, the President of the United States, Donald Trump, announced new sanctions ‎‎against Iran targeting Ayatollah Khamenei and top commanders of the Islamic Revolutionary ‎‎Guards Corps (IRGC).‎

These sanctions will reportedly deny the Supreme Leader’s office and other Iranian officials ‎‎access to financial instruments.‎

Rasa News Agency


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