Hegemons' terrorist ops to influence region: president

Hegemonic powers aim to influence the region with terrorist actions, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Friday evening.


He made the remarks in a meeting with Armenian Iranians in Yerevan.

President Ahmadinejad noted that hegemonic powers aim to give power to their pawns in the region and make puppet regimes.

Iran’s president stressed that the greedy arrogant powers have victimized millions of people by provoking wars directly or indirectly but they are at the end of their way.

“West is jealous of Iran’s progress in various fields including science, construction and economy; hegemonic powers know well that a powerful Iran can change international equations; the West has always tried to pressure Tehran by sanctions but it could not impede Tehran’s progress,” he added.

Iranian president underlined that using terror has no place in Iranian culture and policy; it is interesting that biggest international Gun Dealers who provoke unrest to export weapons accuse Tehran of export of terrorism when Iran has always exported logic and culture to the world.

“Iranians around the world are advocates of justice and peace,” he added.

President Ahmadinejad also in a speech at the Armenian Parliament said that “Tehran and Yerevan have similar stand on various issues including the establishment of peace and justice in the world.

In the meantime, Iranian President in his meeting with Armenia Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan underlined that “Tehran and Yerevan have good ancient, cultural relations and the two sides’ relations in the past decades have been always constructive.

Visiting Iranian president had also a meeting with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan and discussed major topics concerning bilateral, regional, and international issues.

Ahmadinejad and Sargsyan emphasized, in a joint statement published on Friday, on the right of all nations to use peaceful nuclear energy.

The statement stressed that all nations should respect Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty and the international rules and regulations on prohibition of spread of Weapons of Mass Destruction.

Iran and Armenia signed five letters of understanding during the official visit of Iranian delegation led by President Ahmadinejad to Yerevan on Friday.