Aug 02, 2020 01:39 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Aug 02, 2020 02:33 Asia/Tehran]
  • Zarif: West must cease financing, harboring  terrorists

Tehran (IP) - Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Saturday about the arrest of the leader of the US-based Tondar (Thunder) terrorist group.

Iran Press/Iran News: Referring to the Western supports, leading by the US government, for the terrorist groups who are against the Islamic Republic, Mohammad Javad Zarif wrote: "The west must cease financing and harboring terrorists."

"From their safe havens in US and Europe, they promote hatred, agitate & organize murder and mayhem, and shamelessly claim responsibility for the murder of innocent Iranian civilians," he added.

Iranian top diplomat also underlined that "smokescreens" cannot cover the Western hypocrisy.

Earlier on Saturday, the Ministry of Intelligence of Iran announced that Jamshid Sharmahd, the leader of the Tondar terrorist group, who was leading armed and sabotage operations in Iran from the United States, was arrested following a complicated and advanced operation by the Iranian security forces.

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