The Iran Project

Zarif: US violence against Iranian people still going on in form of economic terrorism

 Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the US violence against Iran continues in the form of economic terrorism.

He made the remarks in a twitter message in reference to the killing of innocent Iranian aboard Flight 655, thirty three years ago.

Zarif said that “33 years ago today, US shot down #IranAir655, killing all 290 civilians aboard. As a young diplomat, I witnessed US refusal to apologize over the human tragedy it caused. US violence against Iranians began long before & continues today with #EconomicTerrorism against our people.”

33 years ago, the passenger plane of Iran Air 655, which was flying in the Persian Gulf skies was targeted by two missiles from an American ship.

290 innocent passengers lost their lives because of the brutal attack.

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