Iran must deliver

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A handout picture released by the office of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on June 2, 2014 shows him (R) meeting with Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (C) in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (L) in Tehran. (AFP PHOTO/HO/IRANIAN LEADER'S WEBSITE)

A handout picture released by the office of Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on June 2, 2014 shows him (R) meeting with Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Sabah (C) in the presence of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (L) in Tehran. (AFP PHOTO/HO/IRANIAN LEADER’S WEBSITE)


Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, warned neighbors Monday of the “high price” they would pay for continuing to support Sunni extremists in Syria.

The threat posed by extremists is real, and it poses the greatest threat to the countries from which the fighters themselves emerge, whether Egypt or the Gulf.

Any genuine easing of ties between Iran and the Gulf might perhaps be better served not by the slinging of accusations, but by working together to minimize the threats posed by extremists from both sides of the divide.

Read more: http://dailystar.com.lb/Opinion/Editorial/2014/Jun-03/258605-iran-must-deliver.ashx#ixzz33Z2STMNv
(The Daily Star :: Lebanon News :: http://www.dailystar.com.lb)

Categories: Arab World, Asia, Iran, Kuwait

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