Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei urged Muslims worldwide on Sunday, to take a stand against the United States and Israel’s “villainy”. He conveyed his message , during the imminent annual Haj ceremonies, urging muslim community to unite against the two countries.
One of the topics related to the Islamic world is “the issue of al-Quds (Jerusalem) and Aqsa Mosque, which is in focus today,” Xinhua news agency quoted Khamenei as saying. He said the US interference in the affairs of Muslim countries and its creation of terrorist groups is another important reason for the Muslims to take stand against these countries during the Haj ceremonies to be held in late August in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia.
Ali Khamenei is the current supreme leader of Iran. Khamenei succeded Ruholla Khomeini , after his death. He has a reputation of spewing verbal venom against United States , Israel and its allies. United States has been a biggest critic of Iranians Missile Program and have imposed sanctions on it, to counter stock piling of missiles. But Iran , until now has been defiant and is speculated to continue its missile program with full vigor.
Recently, economic sanctions were lifted after Iran agreed for a nuclear deal to curb , weapons of mass destruction. The international community is implementing the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and US, UK, France, China and Russia plus Germany.