Salami: Europeans made false and baseless accusations against Iran
IRGC commander Major General Hossein Salami said in response to E3 statement on Saudi oil installations attack that the Europeans made false and baseless accusations against Iran.
Iran Press/ Iran News: In the sideline on the 'Meeting of Jihad and Martyrdom' which was held in Tehran with participation of Iran, Iraq war veterans, Brigadier General Hossein Salami told the reporters: "As the Leader of the Islamic Revolution has pointed out, the Europeans are in no way better than the Americans and today they revealed their true face and nature by accusing Iran with no evidence and this is the true nature of Europe and the US."
"The Americans always lie and utter untrue and false statements," the Iranian commander added.
Reminding the enemy's plots to tear up Iran's sovereignty and territorial integrity during imposed 8 years of war, Salami reiterated: "Thanks to wise and heavenly leadership, the focus of the enemy on Iran vanished and broke away soon after the war, but the strategy of enemy maintained and consequently, the defence has continued until now but transformed and changed its appearance."
Earlier, the leaders of France, Germany, and Britain claimed that Iran carried out this month's attack on Saudi Arabian oil infrastructure and called on Tehran to choose dialogue over what they called further provocation.
Iran's answer to this claim was harsh and critical and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani criticized the E3 for their claim and rejected the statement as 'groundless blame game'.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Mousavi said on Monday that the British government, instead of [making] fruitless efforts against the Islamic Republic of Iran, should take action to stop selling lethal weapons to Saudi Arabia, which is a demand of many people in the world, and should release itself from the accusation of committing war crimes against the people of Yemen". 212/ 207