Iran urges Palestinians to withstand Trump’s pro-Israel strikes – Center East

An Iranian Officer of Revolutionary Guards with Israel flag drawn on his boots

An Iranian Officer of Revolutionary Guards, with Israel flag drawn on his boots, is seen throughout commencement ceremony, held for the navy cadets in a navy academy, in Tehran, Iran June 30, 2018.


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 DUBAI – Iran referred to as on Friday on Palestinians to be steadfast of their resistance towards U.S. President Donald Trump’s strikes in assist of Israel on Jerusalem and the Golan Heights.

Iran spoke on the eve of “Land Day,” an annual commemoration of the deaths of six Arab residents of Israel killed by Israeli safety forces throughout demonstrations over authorities land confiscations in northern Israel in 1976.

“The U.S. president’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital…and the occupied Golan Heights as a part of the illegitimate Zionist regime…reveals clearly that Palestinian resistance and perseverance as symbolized by ‘Earth Day’ is the fitting path,” Iran’s overseas ministry stated on its web site.

Israel captured the Golan Heights from Syria within the 1967 Center East conflict and annexed it in 1981 in a transfer that the 15-member U.N. Safety Council declared “null and void and with out worldwide authorized impact.”

Palestinians search an impartial state in territory taken by Israel within the 1967 conflict. Israeli-Palestinian peace talks have been frozen since 2014.

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait on Tuesday criticized the U.S. resolution on the Golan and stated the territory was occupied Arab land. Non-Arab Iran echoed the feedback.

“Individuals are breaking worldwide regulation each day…and just lately regarding the Golan Heights,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani stated in remarks carried by state tv. “We must always resist this and, God keen, we’ll come out victorious.”

Tensions between Tehran and Washington have elevated since Trump pulled out of a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers final yr and reimposed sanctions on the Islamic Republic

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