Regime-linked Iranian paper urges Iraqi protesters to take over U.S. embassy in Baghdad

Regime-linked Iranian paper urges Iraqi protesters to take over U.S. embassy in Baghdad
Iraq protests reach fifth day, 5 Oct 2019. Sky News video

[Ed. – Let me guess: on 4 November.]

An Iranian newspaper linked to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on Iraqis to seize the US embassy in Baghdad, in a move similar to the takeover of the US embassy in Tehran during the Iranian revolution of 1979, according to Radio Farda.

“Historical evidence has shown that US embassies in all countries, even in friendly and allied countries, are the focus of conspiracy. The US Embassy in Iran is a clear and exemplary example of this bitter reality,” wrote Hossein Shariatmadari, the editor of the Kayhan newspaper, in reference to the former US embassy that was taken over and held hostage during the revolution in 1979.

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