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US Stuck in Quagmire of Gaza: Iranian FM

US Stuck in Quagmire of Gaza: Iranian FM

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The US plans for the Gaza Strip have stalled because either continuing support for the Israeli onslaught or acceding to a political solution in compliance with the demands of resistance will mark a defeat for Washington, the foreign minister of Iran said.

Addressing a cultural event at the University of Tehran on Monday, Hossein Amirabdollahian said the Zionist regime and its allies have two options in Gaza, both of which entail defeats for them.


“The first option is the continuation of (Israeli) war (on Gaza), but the continuation of war means the continuation of massacre and the continuation of a humiliating defeat for Israel and the US,” he said.

“The other option is a political solution, for which the resistance is now setting conditions and it does not approve of a ceasefire. The US is today stuck in the quagmire of Gaza,” Amirabdollahian added.


He noted that the Zionist regime’s leaders and the US politicians who once had the idea of eliminating Hamas are presently sending messages to the resistance movement for negotiations in third countries.

“They (Israel and the US) are negotiating on how to run Gaza after the war and how to swap the Palestinian prisoners with the Israeli captives. It shows that the resistance has moved in the correct direction and has been able to win a major victory,” the Iranian minister added.

This article was published in Tasnim News Agency and is republished here under a creative commons license. 


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