Skip to comments.5 Iranian Officials Released by U.S. Return to Iran
Posted on 07/12/2009 10:59:05 AM PDT by Dallas59
TEHRAN, Iran Five Iranian officials who were held in Iraq for more than two years by U.S. forces on suspicion of aiding local Shiite militants returned to Iran Sunday, where the Iranian foreign minister hailed their return as a victory for Iran.
The five diplomats flew to Tehran from Iraq on Sunday and were met at the airport by a cheering crowd of onlookers who carried the men on their shoulders and put garlands of flowers around their necks.
Iran's Foreign Minster Manouchehr Mottaki in a news conference with the men that was carried by Iran's Press-TV minutes after their return welcomed the men back to Iran and praised what he described as their courageous resistance while being held in Iraq by U.S. forces.
The Iranians were detained in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil in January 2007. At the time U.S. authorities said the men included the operations chief and other members of Iran's elite Quds Force, which is accused of arming and training Iraqi militants. Iran denied the claim.
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Hey isn’t that kind of “meddling”?
They be in Afghanistan next week with shiny new medals.
These were the terrorists that headed the cell that kidnapped and murdered 5 American Soldiers in karbala.
They > They’ll.
I have a different name for these “officials”
I call them:
How many do you think will still be alive and free to roam 6 months from now?
Obama needed to help the Ayatollah by releasing the assassins to help kill those that are rebelling in Iran. How else is Obama going to be the next caliphate?