US should not interfere in Mideast security issues: Minister

Karaj, Oct 30, IRNA – Interior Minister Abdol Reza Rahmani-Fazli said that Middle Eastern states’ security, especially of those of Iran and Syria, is interconnected and the US should not interfere in the region’s security issues.

Addressing a ceremony commemorating martyrdom anniversary of Mohammad Hossein Fahmideh and student martyrs in Karaj, he added that today’s international relations are based just on profits and ethics has no place in it.

Expressing hope in the future and warning against the enemies’ media propagand, the official said obeying the religious leaders and preserving national unity are the pillars of the Islamic Republic’ power.

Today’s regional developments reveal that the enemies are out to mar the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

‘Some say that Syria security does not concern Iran and our country should not help Syria, but it should be noted that the security of the countries is interconnected,’ he said.

‘These persons should be asked if is it US business to interfere in regional issues from the other side of the world,’ he said.

Elsewhere in his remarks, the minister said that fulfillment of resistance economy is the main priority of the government.

A special plan to that effect has been devised which has been submitted to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei by President Hassan Rouhani.