Zarif, Foreign Minister of Iran’s Terrorist Regime Attends Munich Security Conference
Zarif is known to have been involved in terrorist operations overseas on behalf of Iran’s terrorist regime. He has been responsible for hiring diplomat terrorists, as well as MOIS agents in the regime’s overseas embassies.
The 2020 Munich Security Conference is currently in progress and comes to an end on Sunday, February 16th. Javad Zarif addressed the conference last Friday.
Zarif would have been better off staying at home
In Euronews’ editorial last Tuesday, Giulio Terzi, former Minister of Foreign Affairs for Italy, made the suggestion that the discussions that took place at the recent Davos Forum were typically far more productive because the Iranian Foreign Minister was not present. He further suggested that Zarif’s absence at the Munich Security Conference would similarly have had the same effect.
Terzi believes that Zarif’s role was that of an apologist for Islamist theocracy and the world’s most important state backer of terrorism. He also thinks that his contributions attempt to poison useful international dialogue and which distracts from important opportunities available for preparing a multilateral response to Iran’s provocative actions.
— People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK) (@Mojahedineng) February 15, 2020
Zarif supported withholding black box
Last Monday, an article was published on the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) website that drew attention to the defense Zarif had for the Iranian regime’s decision to refuse to release the black box recordings of Flight 752 of Ukraine International Airlines. The Boeing 737 departed Tehran just a few hours following the January 8th Revolutionary Guards’ missile strikes on Iraq and the plane was shot down in an alleged case of mistaken identity by Iran’s air defense organization.
Tehran tried to conceal the reason for the crash for a long 3 days. By that time, radar, satellite imagery, and video are taken from the ground provided the evidence that Flight 752 had been hit by 2 ground-to-air missiles. This unending conflict regarding the black box implies that the regime is still working to control information unilaterally. Zarif’s public commentary indicates he has a legal rationale for his decision on the world stage. This is symbolic of the role he plays as Tehran’s leading apologist, so inviting him to the Munich Conference was an error, similar to Europe’s long passive support for the mullahs’ regime.
Zarif is a defender of terrorism
Ultimately, any concerns regarding apologists and propaganda go far past the Flight 752 disaster. Zarif has defended over time the most terrible and ongoing foreign terrorism and domestic oppression in the clerical regime’s recent history. Zarif was working as a career diplomat in 1988 for Iran’s United Nations mission. At that time he tried to divert international attention from the political prisoners’ massacres that took place, which ended up with the deaths of 30,000 political prisoners, mainly members, and supporters of the Mujahedin-e Khalq (PMOI/MEK Iran). This took place in an effort to eliminate Iran’s Democratic Resistance.
Zarif misinforms Americans about the regime’s protestor rights
Because he was in support of these outrages against humanity, it provided him with the chance as foreign minister to not view as important in the last few years the violent onslaughts on both protesters and activists. After taking up his present role under Hassan Rouhani, the regime’s President, Zarif notably exploited an appearance on television in the U.S. to announce that the Iranian authorities certainly do not arrest anyone just because of their opinions. This remark was ridiculed at the time, but he stuck to it, despite the nationwide uprising which commenced last November, leading to the arrest of more than 12,000 non-violent protesters. On Iran’s streets, 1,500 innocent people were killed.
Zarif encourages protester crackdowns overseas
While Zarif uses his international presence to challenge any independent reporting of the regime’s outrages, his role as Iran’s leading diplomat makes him arguably an active contributor to schemes to export the crackdown mentality to foreign lands. Over the last two years, some European countries have expelled seven of Iran’s diplomats who they suspected were involved in terrorist activities. Another diplomat who recently was based in Austria is now up against charges in Belgium for being the mastermind behind a plot to detonate explosives at the 2017 Paris gathering of the NCRI.
— NCRI-FAC (@iran_policy) February 15, 2020
Following an investigation into that incident, a Belgian federal police spokesperson said that the Iranian Secret Service’s employees are ever-present in the diplomatic establishment. It’s simply impossible for this intricate system of terrorist-diplomats to be able to operate in the absence of the approval and knowledge of their foreign minister. Additionally, Zarif’s command over the network conforms to the role he plays as a key contact for many of Iran’s terrorist allies and proxies. A year or so ago he met up with Hassan Nasrallah, the Hezbollah leader, to reiterate Tehran’s ongoing commitment to supporting and arming that paramilitary organization.
That will most likely be a discussion topic at the Munich Security Conference along with the more pressing issue of the rising tensions taking place between the West and Iran. But because Zarif has been scheduled to take on a prominent role at the event, it is quite unlikely that those discussions will stay on track and be free from any disinformation. These misgivings are amplified because key European voices will be absent and critics will most likely imply that the West is abandoning its chances to express its own opinions on Iranian matters while offering an invitation to the Iranian official known for being the propaganda minister for the regime.
The U.S. administration used this language when it announced economic sanctions last year on Zarif. An implementation of the measures took place following similar sanctions imposed by the White House on Iran’s high-ranking officials including Khamenei, the Supreme Leader. These moves by Iranians were seen to be going in the right direction. But the same Iranians regularly encouraged the European nations to close ranks with United States policy through the isolation of Zarif and no longer inviting him to attend international gatherings. The current plans underway for Munich show that this advice hasn’t been taken seriously.