Apr 24, 2019 09:22 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Aug 31, 2019 10:59 Asia/Tehran]

Iran's legislative power has announced the formation of countermeasure fraction against the US.

Iran Press/Iran news: The senior parliamentarian went on to introduce the representative of Mashhad, Amir Hossein Ghazi Zadeh Hashemi as the head of the newly founded fraction.

Ghazi Zadeh Hashemi who is the member of the Majlis presiding board said that forming the countermeasure fraction came as the response to the US secretary of state Mike Pompeo, who had claimed that Washington’s aim was to bring Iran’s crude oil exports to zero,  Iran Press reported.

He added that the fraction's main duty is confronting US plots.

An Iranian politician who represents Khomeinishahr in Parliament also said that the move came as the response to the US. He added that Iran's Parliament members are aware against US plots.

Seyyed Mohammad Javad Abtahi also warned that the Islamic Republic of Iran could target the interests of the United States anywhere in the world.

Another member of the Majlis presiding board said that the aim of the formation of countermeasure fraction is reinforcing the Islamic Revolution's position against the US plots.

Akbar Ranjbarzadeh also condemned the US actions against Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).

He added that new actions should to be taken on the US move against Iran's IRGC.

Ranjbarzadeh reiterated that Iranian Parliament should be countered the US action in blacklisting of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organization and Majlis recent move in ratifying articles on withholding support for the IRGC is admirable.

Iran’s representative for Varamin and the Senior parliamentarian, Hossein Naghavi Hosseini has announced the formation of the fraction on countermeasures against US hostile behavior in Iran’s legislative power.

Naghavi Hosseini further named the representative of Khomeinishar, Sayyed Mohammad Javad Abtahi and the representative of Assad Abbad as the first and the second vice presidents of the counteract fraction respectively.

“I, myself have been appointed as the spokesman of the Fraction,” concluded Naghavi Hossein.

He also said that the US blocked the flow of cash aid to flood victims and this is demonstration of the enmity of Americans against the Iranian nation.

Naghavi Hosseini also said that Iran is legally pursuing the United States’ move to block the flow of cash aid to flood victims in the Islamic Republic.

He added that in addition to violating international law, the US action has also clearly violated the interim order of the International Court of Justice, and for each of them, necessary measures have been taken. 101/202


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