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IRGC commander says US not reliable

Some Iranian conservatives feel that Iran has not received fair terms under the nuclear extensions.
EDITORS' NOTE: Reuters and other foreign media are subject to Iranian restrictions on leaving the office to report, film or take pictures in Tehran.

Members of Iran's Islamic Basij militia shout anti-U.S. and anti-Israel slogans during a ceremony to mark Basij week in Tehran November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN MILITARY POLITICS) - RTXR603

After the Nov. 24 announcement of a seven-month extension on the nuclear talks, some Iran conservatives are pointing fingers at the United States, and one Iranian news site is even criticizing the Supreme Leader’s foreign policy adviser.

At a speech today, Nov. 26, commemorating Basij Week and the Iran-Iraq war, Mohammad Ali Jaffari, commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, said that the Basij Organization was formed to “resist against American conspiracies,” adding, “The people know that the economic and political pressure and military threats are because … the people will not submit to American force.”

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