US to be expelled from Syria, Iraq: Khamenei

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei arrives to a conference titled “International Conference in Support of Palestinian Intifada,” in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Iran’s supreme leader has used the podium of the pro-Palestinian gathering in Tehran to call Israel a “fake” nation and a “dirty chapter” of history. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Tehran, May 18 (IANS) Iran”s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that the US will soon be expelled from Syria and Iraq, “where it is illegally present in the two Arab countries”.

Khamenei made the remarks in a video-conference meeting with the Iranian students on Sunday, reports Xinhua news agency.

“For sure, Americans will not remain in Iraq and Syria, and they will be expelled” from those countries as the Americans “have supported terrorism” and “are abhorred” by the regional nations, he added.

His remarks come almost two months after he called the US “the most evil enemy of the Iranian nation”.

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