PFLP condemns US jets harassment of Iranian airliner

The Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) has condemned the threat of two US fighter jets against Iranian airliner over Syria's sky.

Iran PressMiddle East: The People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine in a statement on Friday stressed the key role of the US and Zionists to occupy not only Syria but to control the entire region and to prevent any progress and development.

Stressing that the US action endangered the lives of civilians, the Palestinian Resistance Committees also condemned the US fighter jets' attempt to harass the Iranian airliner.

On July 23rd, Iran's Mahan Airlines passenger plane, which was flying from Tehran to Beirut, was harassed by two American fighters while crossing Syrian airspace.

Dangerous US fighters' action, has forced the Iranian passenger plane's pilot to quickly reduce the altitude of the flight for avoiding to collide with these fighters, which caused a number of passengers on this flight to be injured. 207

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