President of Iran: This is the end of Israel

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi told the Americans and their Israeli friends to follow the end of Israel

by Sededin Dedovic
President of Iran: This is the end of Israel
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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi's recent statement has generated significant controversy. He urged the United States and its allies, including Israel, to reconsider their policies in the Middle East. Raisi expressed deep concern over Israel's actions in the Gaza Strip and their potential implications.

While he did not explicitly call for the end of Israel, his remarks alluded to the need for a reevaluation of regional dynamics and peace efforts. These statements have sparked further debate on the complex geopolitics of the region and the quest for a lasting solution that accommodates the interests and security of all parties involved.

"We are saying to the Americans and their Israeli friends today you are sending rockets that are killing innocent civilians. You are partners in a crime that will be punished, because this is the end of Israel," said Ebrahim Raisi, Iran's president.

Two days ago, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that "the genocide against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip must be stopped immediately." Israel declared its determination to dismantle the Tehran-supported Hamas regime in Gaza following a devastating attack by Hamas militants on October 7.

This assault claimed the lives of approximately 1,300 individuals, predominantly civilians, marking the deadliest day in Israel's 75-year history. The Israeli government has emphasized its commitment to ensuring the safety and security of its citizens while seeking a lasting solution to the ongoing conflict in the region.

The tragic events of that day have underscored the urgency of finding a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, with international efforts continuing to encourage dialogue and cooperation among all parties involved.

"No one can stand against the Muslims and the resistance forces if the Zionist regime's crimes against the Palestinians continue. The bombing of Gaza must stop immediately," Khamenei told a group of students in Tehran. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) recently reported a notable escalation in the ongoing conflict with Hezbollah.

IDF spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus confirmed that Hezbollah made an attempt to infiltrate Israeli territory but was effectively thwarted by the IDF's swift and decisive response. This incident underscores the persistent tensions in the region and highlights the IDF's commitment to safeguarding Israel's borders and ensuring the safety of its citizens.

The situation remains fluid, and both sides are closely monitoring developments in the area, emphasizing the need for continued vigilance and diplomatic efforts to prevent further escalations in the conflict.