‘Iran has never intended to meddle in regional states’ affairs’

April 13, 2011 - 0:0

TEHRAN - IRGC Ground Forces Commander Mohammad Pakpour said on Tuesday that Iran has never intended to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries.

The people of regional states should monitor which countries are meddling in the internal affairs of other states and are cracking down on the people, Pakpour stated.
He added, “Some countries themselves are meddling in the affairs (of other states) but are accusing Iran.”
Pakpour also said that the popular uprisings in the region were the “aftershocks” of the Islamic Revolution of Iran of 1979.
The people of the regional countries have realized that the Islamic Republic of Iran is making progress day by day and is moving toward self-sufficiency despite the pressure exerted by the United States, he added.
---------- Bahraini forces should expel Saudi Arabian troops
Chairman of Iran’s Joint Chiefs of Staff Hassan Firouzabadi said on Tuesday that the dictators of the region have no alternative other than to yield to the people’s demands.
He also called on the Bahraini forces to expel the Saudi Arabian troops from the country.
Firouzabadi added, “If the dictators had not shed blood in Bahrain, it could be said that the people were wrong, but now it has been made clear that the Bahraini people were right.”
“We have made no intervention in the internal affairs of Bahrain,” he said, adding that Iran’s principled policy is to avoid meddling in the affairs of other states