TEHRAN (Press Shia Agency) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson hailed the Intelligence Ministry for arresting the ringleader of a terrorist group based in the United States, saying the US regime must be held accountable for supporting the acts of terrorism against the people of Iran.
In a statement on Saturday, Seyed Abbas Mousavi praised the Intelligence Ministry’s “decisive” move to arrest the ringleader of theUS-based terrorist and sabotage group.
“The US regime considers itself to be standing by the Iranian people while it harbors and supports in different ways notorious terrorists and those have claimed responsibility for several terrorist operations inside Iran and who have the blood of innocent Iranian people and citizens on their hands,” he said, according to the Foreign Ministry’s website.
Mousavi also expressed the Islamic Republic’s strong protest at the US government, and said, “The regime must be held accountable for supporting this terrorist grouplet and other outfits as well as criminals that lead sabotage, armed and terrorist operations from within the United States against the Iranian people and shed the blood of Iranian citizens.”
On Saturday, the Iranian Intelligence Ministry said its forces have dealt a “heavy and serious blow” to Tondar (Thunder) terrorist group by arresting its ringleader.