Iran’s top leader calls US ‘great Satan’
Tehran, May 18 (IANS) Iran’s top cleric Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called the US an “arch-tyrant and the great Satan”.
“The US is the arch-tyrant and the great Satan. Those who implement US policies in the region are adherents of tyranny,” Press TV quoted Khamenei as saying.
He also accused some Muslim countries of betraying their people by helping the US implement its policies in the region.
“Some Islamic governments are betraying their people and the Islamic Ummah and paving the way for the American influence,” Khamenei told participants at an international Quran competition.