Iran’s Khamenei slams ‘cowardly’ European governments

Article Link: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/iran-khamenei-slams-cowardly-european-governments-12276742

Discussion posted by: JohnF44

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday (Jan 17) accused the governments of Britain, France and Germany of being “American lackeys” in the face of US pressure over the nuclear accord. Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday announced they were starting the so-called dispute mechanism to try to bring Iran back into full compliance with its commitments under the accord. During a sermon at Friday prayers in Tehran, Khamenei accused the “wicked” governments of Britain, France and Germany of “threatening Iran to take the nuclear issue to the (UN) Security Council.” Khamenei accused the European governments of historic animosity towards Iran.”These three countries are the ones that during the (Iran-Iraq war) helped Saddam Hussein as much as they could,” he said, referring to the former Iraqi dictator…