Europe harbors terrorists under flag of political freedom

ID : N-3968 Date : 2019/01/10 - 12:54

(Persia Digest) -  Iranian Ambassador to London Hamid Baeedinejad said on Wednesday that sheltering terrorists and separatists in Europe is not an example of political freedom.

In a tweet on Wed., he said, “unfortunately, European countries, in addition to harboring MKO, have now become a safe haven to representatives of terrorist groups and new separatists who are openly seeking to split up the Islamic Republic of Iran.”

“The Iranian nation does not consider providing opportunity for these hated groups to orchestrate terrorist acts and divide Iran a manifestation of political freedom,” he added.

Mehr News reports that after the Danish Foreign Minister announced on Tuesday that the EU countries had agreed to freeze the assets of an Iranian intelligence unit over alleged planned attacks in Europe, Zarif tweeted to remind the EU responsibility for harboring terrorists: “Europeans, including Denmark, Holland and France, harbor MEK,” referring to the notorious terror Mujaheedin-e Khalq Organization, which it is based in Europe and is responsible for carrying out many brutal assassination attempts in which thousands of Iranian officials and ordinary people have been killed since the 1979 Islamic Revolution .

In a statement early in November, the Iranian Foreign Ministry described the accusations against Iran as running false flag accusations designed by the Israeli Mossad to mar relations between Iran and Europe at this sensitive time.


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Meanwhile, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Bahram Ghasemi said Tehran would adopt necessary measures in response to EU’s decision.

An informed diplomatic source also said on Wednesday that Iran will reconsider its intelligence and security cooperation with European countries.

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