Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warns regional countries that plotters are making conspiracies to use Middle East developments as a pretext to save Israel and strengthen pillars of the US hegemony.â€œIn the final days of their existence, plotters intend to cause difference and clash in our region to save the Zionist regime (Israel),â€ said President Ahmadinejad in the southwestern city of Ahvaz on Thursday.
The Iranian chief executive added that regional developments should lead to the awakening of nations and their historical decisions and the shattering of the grandiosity of hegemonic powers, IRNA reported.
Arrogant powers are selling their arms and creating conflicts in the region. They then use such weapons to damage countries and plunder assets and oil of nations under the pretext of making progress in their countries, he stated.Â
President Ahmadinejad emphasized that these are vain attempts by hegemonic powers with the purpose of meeting their own interests and plundering assets of nations.Â
He called on regional countries to remain vigilant to thwart plots and said that arrogant powers are â€œunhappy because they are witnessing resistance of the Iranian nation.â€Â
In recent months, a wave of revolutions and anti-government uprisings has swept across the Arab world.Â
In January, a revolution in Tunisia ended the 23-year rule of former President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali.Â
In February, another revolution led to the ouster of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak after three decades of authoritarian rule. Both dictators were firmly backed by the US and most other Western ‘democracies.’Â
Revolutions have also begun in Libya, Yemen, and Bahrain, while anti-government demonstrations have been held in Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Oman, and Algeria.Â