“In addition to prohibiting any negotiations over Iran’s military power or regional ambitions, the legislation would oblige the government to work toward evicting the United States from the Middle East and destroying Israel within twenty years”

WASHINGTON INSTITUTE FOR NEAR EAST POLICY
New Iranian Bill Aims to Officialize a Policy of Avenging Soleimani and Destroying Israel
by Farzin Nadimi
Jan 12, 2021

On December 30, hardline politicians in Iran introduced a new parliamentary bill mapping out the country’s response to the killing of Qods Force commander Qasem Soleimani by a U.S. drone strike one year earlier. Centered around Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s July 21 directive to avenge Soleimani’s death, the legislation includes four main goals: (1) initiate a “decisive act of revenge” by weakening the United States and evicting it from the region; (2) counter Israel’s actions and follow through on Soleimani’s objective of destroying that country; (3) counter America’s economic “terrorism” against Iran; and (4) pursue an “honorable” (meaning defiant) foreign policy…Article 5 of the bill officially tasks the Iranian government with destroying the “aggressor Zionist regime” by the year 2041. READ MORE

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