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Khamenei: Israel will no longer exist in 25 years

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said that talks with the United States will be limited to the nuclear issue and predicts that Israel won't survive for another 25 years.
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In a Sept. 9 speech, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned about US intentions toward Iran and said that there will be no negotiations with the United States outside of the nuclear deal reached in July.

In one of his strongest anti-US speeches, Khamenei spoke about US support for the government of Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who was overthrown in the 1979 revolution, asserting, “All of the pillars of the monarchy, from the administration to the shah himself, were dependent on America. And all of the American officials, through their puppets, used to rule like Pharaoh over the oppressed people of Iran. But Imam [Ruhollah Khomeini], like the Moses of his time, with the backing of the people, dismantled this arrangement in this ancient land.”

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