Statement by the Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
The support of Ali Khamenei’s Friday prayer leaders, Ebrahim Raisi (the henchman of the 1988 massacre and current president of the regime), and his Foreign Minister for the attack and the occupation on Ukraine, which has been left alone, lays bare the expansionist nature of this unjust war for the Iranian people.
Seventy-seven years after World War II, a new era has begun and the clerical regime ruling Iran is seeking to take advantage of it. The helpless people of Ukraine, especially the civilians, deserve effective and comprehensive support. Sanctions alone are not enough.
Raisi has claimed, “NATO’s expansion to the east is provocative … and a serious threat to the stability and security of independent states in different regions.” In return for this position, at the behest of supreme leader Khamenei, the regime’s president, is shrewdly expecting Russia’s support in the Vienna nuclear talks, and stresses, “Providing verifiable guarantees, putting an end to political claims and lifting of sanctions are essential to reaching a lasting agreement.”
Secretariat of the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI)
February 25, 2022