Attack on Syria is attack on us, warns an Iranian official

VelayatiIran considers any attack against Syria an attack on itself, an advisor to the Islamic Republic’s supreme leader was quoted as saying Saturday, the strongest warning to date by a top Iranian official that Tehran will use any available means to keep the regime of President Bashar Assad in power.

Ali Akbar Velayati, an aide to Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said Syria plays a major role in the “resistance front” of anti-Israel states and militant groups.

“Syria plays a very key role in supporting, or God forbid destabilizing, the resistance front. For this same reason, attack on Syria is considered attack on Iran and Iran’s allies,” Velayati was quoted by the semiofficial Mehr news agency as saying.

The comments reflect Iran’s commitment to prevent the possible collapse of Assad, who is fighting a bloody war with rebels. More than 60,000 people have been killed since the conflict began in March 2011, according to the U.N.

Velayati, Iran’s former foreign minister, said the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah and the Palestinian Hamas would had been defeated in wars with Israel without Syrian support.

“If Syria didn’t provide logistical support to Hezbollah, Hezbollah and Hamas would have not achieved victory in the 33-day and 22-day wars (respectively),” he said.

He was referring to the 2006 Israel-Hezbollah War and Gaza War during the winter of 2008-2009. Both militant groups claimed victory although Israel has disputed this.

“Regional reactionary (regimes) and the West attacked the golden ring of resistance by targeting Syria,” Mehr quoted him as saying, a reference to U.S. and Gulf Arab backing for the rebels.

Iran is Syria’s most important ally in the Middle East. Tehran has provided Assad’s government with military and political backing for years, and has kept up its strong support for the regime since the uprising began in March 2011.

Associated press

  • guss043

    chi toz, :)))) go shave and clean yourself, so much for iran to threat ,they are threatening europe , us , israel, but all their history is working and dealing with israel,, with shah iran and Khomenin and the contra affair deal with israel .All their achievement is is use the lebanese to make their wars, assassinate hariri , and the biggest slap in the face for nasrallah is negotiating the release of their hostages last week in syria without consideration to the lebanese hostages, what you can expect from farsis, thye are hater of the arabs !!!! they are closer to the jews than arab, in north america they are with jews like brother and sister, do not trust a farsi ever !!!!

  • Guss Gibs

    chi toz, :)))) go shave and clean yourselves first ,they really smell

  • 5thDrawer

    Ah yes … ‘victors’ … champions of stupid.

  • 5thDrawer

    Ah yes … ‘victors’ … champions of stupid.

  • wargame1

    These Majoosis live with lie and deceit. His correct message is “attack on the less than 10%Alawites is attack on us” and thats why they attack the sunnis and installed this Shia stooge after changing the Syrian constitution. and start thining like they own Syria. They have forgotten that they were defeated in Homs long ago. Who they are threatening ? Russia and China gave their open support ,Iran itself are on the ground along with Hezbushaitan. The rest of the world are just dragging their feet against Assad. What other help do they need? They still are having difficulties against the sunni Mujaheddin. Those helicopters,Fighter plane,Scud missile,tank etc are bogged down against the mujaheddin attack. Losers and the Syrian sunnis got them by the balls. Now you cant withdraw nor you can stand the attack. Anti Israeli slogan doesnt work any more. Good lesson and more is coming from Taliban and Iraqi mujaheddin soon inshallah.

  • wargame1

    These Majoosis live with lie and deceit. His correct message is “attack on the less than 10%Alawites is attack on us” and thats why they attack the sunnis and installed this Shia stooge after changing the Syrian constitution. and start thining like they own Syria. They have forgotten that they were defeated in Homs long ago. Who they are threatening ? Russia and China gave their open support ,Iran itself are on the ground along with Hezbushaitan. The rest of the world are just dragging their feet against Assad. What other help do they need? They still are having difficulties against the sunni Mujaheddin. Those helicopters,Fighter plane,Scud missile,tank etc are bogged down against the mujaheddin attack. Losers and the Syrian sunnis got them by the balls. Now you cant withdraw nor you can stand the attack. Anti Israeli slogan doesnt work any more. Good lesson and more is coming from Taliban and Iraqi mujaheddin soon inshallah.

  • Patience2

    Well … all this means is that you bomb your Iranian targets first.

  • Patience2

    Well … all this means is that you bomb your Iranian targets first.

  • wargame1

    So Hezbushaitan achieved victory in the 33-day and 22 day against Israel in its 30 years of fake resistance . Any way all of them are now facing defeat against the poorly armed sunni Mujaheddin and the Question immediately arises ,then how could you fight against the well armed Israel and become victorious if you jointly cant win against the mujaheddin for more than a year already ?? and what did you achieve from your phony war against Israel ? could you secure a single inch of Land for the Palestinians or in front of your nose Israel is invading land after land in Palestine? This shows that it was Israel who let you “win” the war so that you Majoosis can gain credibility among the sunnis. Another question is about that mysterious SIX day war where you lost against Israel and handed over Golan height to secure a place for the Alawites. The sunni mujaheddin shot down many helicopters and fighter Jets ,countless tanks ,taking over the missile base and the three “anti Israeli resistance” with all their military might with Aerial bombing ,scud missile,Artilary ,tank shell killing the sunnis.

    Where were these weapons against the Israelis ? We didnt see aerial bombing ,scud missile attack on Israel but somehow Israel lost the war and after non stop aerial bombing in Syria Bashar Al-qaeda with the backing of Iran ,Russia ,Hezbushaitan cant win against the Mujaheddin but more than 60000 sunni civilian died. Now we should be comparing Israeli attack vs the Majoosi attack on the sunnis. This is getting hilarious by the day

  • wargame1

    So Hezbushaitan achieved victory in the 33-day and 22 day against Israel in its 30 years of fake resistance . Any way all of them are now facing defeat against the poorly armed sunni Mujaheddin and the Question immediately arises ,then how could you fight against the well armed Israel and become victorious if you jointly cant win against the mujaheddin for more than a year already. This shows that it was Israel who let you “win” the war to gain credibility among the sunnis. Another question is about that mysterious SIX day war where you lost against Israel and handed over Golan height to secure a place for the Alawites. The sunni mujaheddin shot down many helicopters ,countless tanks ,taking over the missile base and the three “anti Israeli resistance” with all their military might with Aerial bombing ,scud missile,Artilary ,tank shell killing the sunnis.

    Where were these weapons against the Israelis ?We didnt see aerial bombing ,scud missile attack on Israel but somehow Israel lost the war and after non stop aerial bombing in Syria Bashar Al-qaeda with the backing of Iran ,Russia ,Hezbushaitan cant win against the Mujaheddin but more than 60000 sunni civilian died. Now we should be comparing Israeli attack vs the Majoosi attack on the sunnis. This is getting hilarious by the day

  • MeYosemite

    What are they expecting, things to go back the way they were? Russia and China are already on the same page with US in playing Iran and Syria. It has been a hundred years and will take another hundred for the ME to understand international politics.
    I bet if there is a simulation game that models this crisis, any kid under 5 will do way better than those politicians.

  • MeYosemite

    What are they expecting, things to go back the way they were? Russia and China are already on the same page with US in playing Iran and Syria. It has been a hundred years and will take another hundred for the ME to understand international politics.
    I bet if there is a simulation game that models this crisis, any kid under 5 will do way better than those politicians.

  • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYRtmMxB5yw CrossWinds

    Birds of the same feather, flock together………..

    ………Proverbs 16:12…….

    It is an abomination for kings to commit wickedness, For a throne is established by righteousness………

    Proverbs 20:26………

    A wise king sifts out the wicked, And brings the threshing wheel over them………

    Proverbs 25:5…………

    Take away the wicked from before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.

    • wargame1

      Isaiah 17: A prophecy against Damascus:

      “See, Damascus will no longer be a city
      but will become a heap of ruins.
      2 The cities of Aroer will be deserted
      and left to flocks, which will lie down,
      with no one to make them afraid.
      3 The fortified city will disappear from Ephraim,
      and royal power from Damascus ;
      the remnant of Aram will be
      like the glory of the Israelites,”
      declares the Lord Almighty.
      4 “In that day the glory of Jacob will fade ;
      the fat of his body will waste away.
      5 It will be as when reapers harvest the standing grain ,
      gathering the grain in their arms—
      as when someone gleans heads of grain
      in the Valley of Rephaim.
      6 Yet some gleanings will remain,
      as when an olive tree is beaten,
      leaving two or three olives on the topmost branches,
      four or five on the fruitful boughs,”
      declares the Lord, the God of Israel”

      God of Israel= Israel is another name of Jacob(peace be upon him) so the God of Israel means the God of Jacob i.e. Allah.

      The tribe of Kalb (Bani Kalb) in Syria are a Jew tribe (One of many tribes of the children of Israel) who are the present day Alawites/Nusayries. So the Bible clearly indicating the fate of the Alawites and the Royal power of Damascus “In that day the glory of Jacob will fade” The Arabs are from Ismail and the Jews are from Ishaq, Jacob. This prophesy is strictly on Damascus so the children of Jacob in Damascus seems the Alawites.

      “The fortified city will disappear from Ephraim,and royal power from Damascus”
      There are hadis which also says that the name of this battle in Syria is the “Battle of Kalb” where the Kalb tribe and its leader “sufyani”(Tyrant) will be killed. This is also a strong sign of the advent of Al Mahdi who will kill the Syrian tyrant.

      Please read Isaiah 17:1-14 for better understanding.

      • 5thDrawer

        “A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious… they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.” – Aristotle 325 BC

  • Plumbline

    Birds of the same feather, flock together………..

    ………Proverbs 16:12…….

    It is an abomination for kings to commit wickedness, For a throne is established by righteousness………

    Proverbs 20:26………

    A wise king sifts out the wicked, And brings the threshing wheel over them………

    Proverbs 25:5…………

    Take away the wicked from before the king, And his throne will be established in righteousness.

    • wargame1

      17 A prophecy against Damascus:

      “See, Damascus will no longer be a city
      but will become a heap of ruins.
      2 The cities of Aroer will be deserted
      and left to flocks, which will lie down,
      with no one to make them afraid.
      3 The fortified city will disappear from Ephraim,
      and royal power from Damascus ;
      the remnant of Aram will be
      like the glory of the Israelites,”
      declares the Lord Almighty.
      4 “In that day the glory of Jacob will fade ;
      the fat of his body will waste away.
      5 It will be as when reapers harvest the standing grain ,
      gathering the grain in their arms—
      as when someone gleans heads of grain
      in the Valley of Rephaim.
      6 Yet some gleanings will remain,
      as when an olive tree is beaten,
      leaving two or three olives on the topmost branches,
      four or five on the fruitful boughs,”
      declares the Lord, the God of Israel”

      God of Israel= Israel is another name of Jacob(peace be upon him) so the God of Israel means the God of Jacob i.e. Allah.

      The tribe of Kalb (Bani Kalb) in Syria are a Jew tribe (One of many tribes of the children of Israel) who are the present day Alawites/Nusayries. So the Bible clearly indicating the fate of the Alawites and the Royal power of Damascus

      “The fortified city will disappear from Ephraim,and royal power from Damascus”
      There are hadis which also says that the name of this battle in Syria is the “Battle of Kalb” where the Kalb tribe and its leader “sufyani”(Tyrant) will be killed. This is also a strong sign of the advent of Al Mahdi who will kill the Syrian tyrant.

      Please read Isaiah 17:1-14 for better understanding.

      • 5thDrawer

        “A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious… they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.” – Aristotle 325 BC