|Israel concerned about shift in status quo in Muslim world: Velayati||
TEHRAN – Ali Akbar Velayati, a senior advisor to Iran’s Supreme Leader, has said that the Zionist regime is making efforts to plunge Syria into turmoil because it is concerned about the fact that the status quo in the Muslim world is changing in favor of Muslims.
Velayati, who formerly served as Iran’s foreign minister, made the remarks in Tehran on Wednesday during a speech at the two-day meeting of the Assembly of Experts, which opened on Tuesday.
In his speech, he said that certain Arab countries have joined in the efforts to isolate the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and destabilize the country.
Velayati, who is the director of the Permanent Secretariat of the World Assembly of the Islamic Awakening, added that the Islamic Awakening occurring in the region have put the Zionist regime in a quandary.
At the end of the meeting, a statement was issued, in which the members of the Assembly of Experts wrote that the people should heed the Leader’s advice.
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|Last Updated on 08 March 2012 08:55|