TEHRAN (FNA)- A senior Iranian legislator underlined the necessity for revoking the Nobel Peace Prize given to US President Barack Obama in 2009 due to his warmongering policies against other countries, specially Syria.
“The parliament will support any Iranian campaign to take back Obama’s Nobel Peace Prize,” Chairman of the parliament’s Cultural Commission Ahmad Salek told FNA on Wednesday.
“Obama and the White House leaders are warmongers and not peace advocates and wherever there is a war, the Americans are involved. Now how can the warmongers receive the peace prize?” he asked.
Salek called Obama an international villain who should be tried for war crimes.
In relevant remarks on Tuesday, Rep. Steve Stockman (R-Texas) said that he’s willing to reverse his opposition on a military strike against Syria if President Obama agrees to answer a number of questions, including whether the president is willing to return his Nobel Peace Prize.
In a Tuesday statement, Stockman said he’d “like to offer President Obama a deal” ahead of his national address on the Syria conflict.
“I am prepared to vote in favor of Obama’s folly if he can fully and truthfully answer eleven questions about the Syria operation and his bungling of it,” Stockman said.
A Stockman spokesman told The Hill that Obama would “indeed” have to answer “yes” to the Nobel Prize question in order to receive the congressman’s support.
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