Terrorists Unable to Destabilize Borders

Terrorists Unable to Destabilize BordersTerrorists Unable to Destabilize Borders

The secretary of the Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) said despite their multiple attempts, terrorists have been incapable of spreading proxy wars to border areas.

 “The Takfiris’ repeated attempts to spread proxy wars to Iranian borders were nipped in the bud due to their incapability,” Ali Shamkhani was quoted by IRNA as saying in an interview with state TV broadcast live on Saturday.

A Takfiri is a Muslim who accuses followers of other faiths and some Islamic sects of being unbelievers.

“It was recently announced that they had planned to conduct bombing attacks in parts of Iran and had made preparations and mobilized their forces for this purpose. But thanks to our security and intelligence power,” the move was thwarted before being initiated.

In a speech last month, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei pointed to attempts by some officials of Persian Gulf Arab states to fan the flames of proxy wars toward borders, warning that any such move would prompt Iran’s “tough” response.

Iranian military forces are vigilant and “any wrongdoing in this regard will receive a tough response from the Islamic Republic,” the Leader stressed.

Elsewhere, Ayatollah Khamenei said such plots are devised by the hegemonic powers to help advance their interests in the region.

“In the current situation, the vicious policies of the global arrogance on the region mainly hinge on waging proxy wars… they seek their interests and want to fill the pockets of their arms makers, so regional countries should be careful not to walk into this trap.”

  Common Goals  

Shamkhani Referred to activities by terrorists in some regional countries, namely Syria, Yemen and Iraq, saying, “These terrorist groups share three common goals.”

“First, they seek to undermine the axis of resistance (against Israel). Second, they intend to redirect the focus of the Muslim world away from the Palestinian issue to an alleged Shia-Sunni conflict.”

“Third, they are after weakening Iran,” which has stood up against the illegitimate regime of Israel, he explained.

“The proxy war is a complementary war,” Shamkhani noted, adding, “It is meant as a complement to efforts by terrorists and their backers to help meet their shared aim of undermining two axes: the axis of resistance and that of the Islamic Republic.”

They have tried to launch prolonged wars through setting segments of the Muslim world against its other segments as part of their attempt to undermine the resistance mounted against “the arrogant powers” in the region, the senior security official said.

Denouncing the Saudi-led military campaign against Yemen as an outcome of an “amateurish” and “sentimental” approach adopted by Saudi freshmen, Shamkhani said this wrong approach “led to a wrong decision” aggravating a situation which could have been addressed in a “peaceful manner”.