Rouhani: Muslims fighting gives Zionist Israel historical opportunity

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani spoke at the The 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada held in the Iranian capital Tehran stating that increasing conflicts amongst Muslims has given the ‘Israeli regime a historical opportunity’.

Rouhani went onto say, “The conflicts in Iraq, Syria, Yemen and Afghanistan are killing hundreds of people everyday. Islamic countries are all blaming each other rather than working together to end the fighting.”

Saying that only the Zionist Israeli regime benefits from this unfortunate situation, Rouhani warned that “we neighbouring countries must be vigilant against this project.”

“Hasn’t the time come for us as neighbours to say ‘enough to fighting between brothers’? Hasn’t the time come for us to spend our energies on this?” Rouhani asked the delegates of the conference.

Recently both Turkey and Saudi Arabia have accused Iran of being a destabilising force in the region.

During his visit to Bahrein Turkish President Erdogan had criticised Iran and said, “Some people want both Iraq and Syria to be divided. There are some that are working hard to divide Iraq. There is a Persian nationalism at work there. And this Persian nationalism is trying to divide the country. We need to block this effort.”

Iran’s foreign ministry had summoned Turkish ambassador Riza Hakan Tekin to “strongly condemn” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s remarks made in Bahrein and foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu’s speech at the Munich Security Conference.