PressTV-US liable for global terror continuance: Iran

Iran has rejected the annual reports by US Department of State on terrorism, saying the United States is responsible for the continuance of this scourge in the region and across the world.

“Based on its policy on using terrorism as a means…the US is responsible for the durability of the ominous phenomenon of terrorism in the world, particularly in the Middle East, and it should be held accountable for violent behavior and measures by these groups,” Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi said on Sunday.

In its annual Country Reports on Terrorism released on September 19, the State Department claimed that Iran remains the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism and is responsible for intensifying multiple conflicts and undermining US interests in Syria, Yemen, Iraq, Bahrain, Afghanistan, and Lebanon.

It also claimed that the threats posed by Iran’s support for terrorism are not confined to the Middle East; they are truly…

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