Iran TerrorismIran is “on notice”: what next?

Iran is “on notice”: what next?

-

Iran Focus

London, 16 Feb – Last month the US put Iran “on notice” for -once again- violating the 2015 nuclear deal by testing ballistic missiles.

Two days later, The White House extended sanctions against the Gulf country to include 25 more companies and individuals.

In response, Iran conducted more missile tests and the supreme leader Ali Khamenei, tried to act bravely in response to the US threat.

He said: “No enemy can paralyse the Iranian nation. [Trump] says ‘you should be afraid of me.’ No!”

Unfortunately for the Regime, he couldn’t convince anyone of that and the White House warned that they will not take lightly to Iran’s hostile actions.

James Mattis, the Secretary of Defence, explained that he was in favour of enforcing the nuclear deal (and all its sanctions) rigorously, despite calling Iran, the number one state sponsor of terrorism.

It is clear that the new administration will not give Iran a free pass on ‘minor violations, like excessive supplies of heavy water (a material used to manufacture nuclear weapons).

However, Ali Safavi, Member of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) wrote on the Huffington Post: “Mattis may support measures undercutting the JCPOA if it turned out that the agreement was limiting the administration’s ability to confront Iran over other issues.”

While the Iranian Regime was previously able to skirt around the letter of the law by using loopholes and pleading ignorance, the new administration will not stand for it.

Safavi hopes, along with many others committed to human rights, that the Trump administration will not appease the Iranian Regime and instead reach out to the Resistance forces, as advised by a bipartisan group of former top national security advisors.

Another option is to list the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terror organisation, following the recent reveal of their terror training camps in Iran.

Safavi wrote: “The malign conduct of the IRGC and its extraterritorial arm, the Quds Force in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen should have been recognised the world over as proof of the persistently aggressive preoccupations of the Iranian regime.”

He continued: “It should be clear to the administration and to the American public that they are better off holding the Iranian regime accountable for their terrorism, their destabilising role in the region, and rights violations at home.”

 

Latest news

Iran’s Regime Punishes People With Poverty To Hide Its Crime

The Iranian regime’s state-run Kayhan daily, the mouthpiece of its supreme leader Ali Khamenei, recently wrote that the regime...

Desperation and Unemployment Are Causing High Suicides Rates Among Youths in Iran

The sharp focus has recently been turned on Iran, once again, because of many bitter events. One such event...

Outcome of Iran Regime’s Corruption, High Number of Deaths in Natural Disasters

Sometimes numbers lose their mathematical meaning and become heralds of disasters. The number of 200 deaths in the village...

Iran Regime’s Oil Revenue Supports Terrorism

On August 2, John Kirby, the US National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications at the White House, stated...

From Flash Floods to Socioeconomic Crises, Iran’s Regime Leaves Destruction in Its Wake

During the trial of Hamid Noury, one of the Iranian regime’s perpetrators in the 1988 massacre, the victims and...

Iran’s Regime Faces a Critical Infiltration Crisis

One of the main challenges faced by the Iranian regime over the past couple of years is the top-level...

Must read

Iran and Bosnia sign tariff deal

Iran Focus: Tehran, Iran, Dec. 18 - Iran and...

US to Present Evidence of Iran’s Involvement in Oil Tanker Attacks in UAE

By Pooya Stone Evidence of Iran’s involvement in the...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you