Skip to comments.U.S. Treasury Says Iran Helping Al Qaeda in Syria
Posted on 02/15/2014 3:02:14 PM PST by nuconvert
Iran is assisting key Al-Qaeda figures to transfer Sunni fighters into Syria, the Obama administration charged Thursday.
The accusation, detailed in new sanctions imposed by the U.S. Treasury department targeting Iranian terror links, indicates Iranian officials are backing opposing sides in the Syrian civil war.
Olimzhon Adkhamovich Sadikov, described by the Treasury Department as an Iran-based Islamic Jihad Union facilitator who operates there with the knowledge of Iranian authorities, was designated for providing logistical support and funding to Al-Qaedas Iran-based network.
Sadikov, also known as Jafar al-Uzbeki and Jafar Muidinov, serves as a key extremist smuggler based in Mashhad, Iran, near the country's border with Afghanistan, and has provided visas and passports to numerous foreign fighters, including Al-Qaeda recruits, to facilitate their travel," the Treasury said, adding that he assisted extremists and operatives transiting Iran on their way into and out of Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Treasury said.
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It is simple. Note 1. They hate everyone and everything that is different. Note 2. They will destroy everyone and everything they hate the day after they can.
This guy's a jihadi smuggler who operates in the border region close to Afghanistan, not an official in the Iranian government.
There are no moderates fighting in Syria. They are all Mohammedans.
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