20 December 2019 - 22:54
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Ayatollah Emami-Kashani warned the Muslim countries against rising threats by the United ‎States including conspiracies and plots targeting those states’ infrastructures.‎

RNA – Addressing a large and fervent congregation of people attending Friday prayers in ‎Tehran, Ayatollah Mohammad Emami-Kashani said, “Today, the global arrogance and the ‎Zionists have devised different plots against Iran and other Islamic countries; they have ‎established think tanks to undermine the economy, politics and the culture of Muslim ‎countries.”‎

The senior cleric, meantime, warned the Iranian people and government officials to be ‎aware of the United States conspiracies.‎

In relevant remarks on Tuesday, the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah ‎Sayyed Ali Khamenei blasted the United States President Donald Trump for meddling in other ‎countries’ internal affairs, and said that the United States power is on decline as unilateral ‎approaches are no longer effective.‎

‎“The United States is declining and any power that is based on domination and interference ‎in other countries’ affairs will not persist,” Ayatollah Khamenei’s official Twitter wrote on ‎Monday.‎

Ayatollah Khamenei's remarks were published in several posts on his official Twitter accounts ‎in English and French marking the anniversary of the conviction of the deceased French ‎philosopher Roger Garaudy at a court in Paris for questioning the Holocaust.‎

In his book, The Founding Myths of Modern Israel, Garaudy asserted that the allegation ‎about “six million" Jews having been perished through the Holocaust was a myth, prompting ‎the French judicial system to ban any further publication of his book and fining him 240,000 ‎French francs on February 27, 1998.‎

‎“#RogerGaraudy has an accurate and precise prediction about the United States regime, ‎which we confirm, too,” the Supreme Leader tweeted.‎

‎“We also believe that the United States is declining. A power built on the basis of coercion, ‎interference in other countries’ affairs and domination over other nations won’t persist.”‎

According to Fars News Agency, Ayatollah Khamenei also took a jab at the Western countries' claims to being advocates of ‎freedom of speech by bringing up Garaudy’s case, who was also given a suspended prison ‎term of several years for denying the Holocaust.‎

The Supreme Leader noted that in response to Garaudy’s academic criticism of the ‎Holocaust, instead of giving convincing answers or allowing unbiased research, “the French ‎govt. not only banned his book, but also brought Garaudy to trial”.‎

‎“These are the claimants of advocating #FreedomOfSpeech,” Ayatollah Khamenei added.‎

Garaudy was a French philosopher, resistance fighter and a prominent author who was ‎convicted and fined in 1998 for Holocaust denial under French law.‎

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