Iran MP: Pro-Zionist Policies Will Backfire On Turkey

ppppA senior Iranian lawmaker says Turkey has been playing with fire in the Middle East region, warning that the continuation of policies benefiting the Zionists will backfire on Ankara.

“Turkey is a Muslim country and our neighbor and we are interested in sustainable security in Turkey because it will be beneficial to Turkey and Turkey’s neighbors,” Chairman of Iran’s parliamentary National Security and Foreign Policy Committee, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, said on Friday.

The Iranian legislator emphasized that the continuation of pro-Zionists policy would always threaten security in the countries boosting terrorists.

Boroujerdi’s comments after at least 28 people lost their lives when a car laden with explosives detonated on Wednesday next to military buses as they waited at traffic lights on Ankara’s Inönu Boulevard. At least 81 others sustained injuries in the act of terror.

Twenty-seven of the deceased were members of the military while the only civilian was a journalist identified as Gulsen Yildiz, who specialized in agriculture.

On Friday, a Kurdish militant group once linked to the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) claimed responsibility for Ankara blast.

The Kurdistan Freedom Hawks (TAK) said in a statement on its website that the attack was in response to the policies of the Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan administration. TAK vowed to continue its assaults.


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