BEIRUT, LEBANON (11:00 A.M.) – The Saudi Deputy Defense Minister, Prince Khalid bin Salman, said that Iran and the Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL/IS/Daesh) terrorist organization “are two sides of the same coin.”

In an interview with Vice News, Prince Khalid bin Salman said Iran wants to export its revolutions to neighboring countries because they have ‘expansionist’ ambitions.

“The Iranian regime wants to export its revolutions to neighboring countries, they have expansionist ideas, and they do not want a partnership between the countries of the region,” the Saudi Deputy Defense Minister said.

He continued: “I think Iran and its militias are a threat to the security of the region. They, along with ISIS and Al Qaeda, are two sides of the same coin, even if the ideology differs.”

“Both (Iran and ISIS) do not believe in the sovereignty of states and believe in the establishment of a cross-border ideological state, and neither respect international laws,” the prince stated. “When it comes to us, we are the common enemy and they cooperate against us.”

The Saudi Deputy Minister of Defense stressed that what Saudi Arabia wants in the region is different from what Iran wants in it.

“We want partners, we want stability, we want security, we want countries that are independent. Saudi Arabia does not have any militias in the Middle East. On the other hand, no one can count all the Iranian militias in the Middle East in one sentence,” he continued.

He would conclude by saying that Saudi Arabia plays a productive role in the region, citing the Kingdom’s assistance to Lebanon.

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jimbim
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Lies……Iran is shia.
ISIS, Al qaeda and Takfiri groups are Sunni….just like Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia funds ISIS, Al qaeda and the Takfiri groups.

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Ah? Hamas ain’t Shia at all! Hamas is part of the Muslim Brotherhood but its main funder is Iran, despite Hamas openly backs HTS in Syria!!!!! Khomeini befriended Hassan al-Banna (Muslim Brotherhood founder) as soon as 1938. Khamenei is the Farsi translator of the 60 volumes of Sayyid Qutb (Muslim Brotherhood’s theorist). Iran hid Zarqawi (ISIS founder) in 2001/2002 before Quds-Force smuggled him into Iraq. Half of the 9-11 hijackers received IRGC logistical support to enter USA. Hamza bin-Laden also hid in Iran for a while and even got married there. In 1994, OBL declared that his main source of… Read more »

Alberto Fiambre Nisman
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Alberto Fiambre Nisman

Yeah…nice j e wish lie there…

M Pompeo
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M Pompeo

Dont you get tired of trolling douche?
The 911 hijackers were Saudis.

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Karen Bartlett

Well the Takfiri and Al-Quaeda are a corruption of Sunni-they’re Wahhabists, taught by Saudi Arabia in their mosques. They will kill regular Sunni Muslims as quick as they’d kill Shia.

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Joe Yousef

ISIS is the creation of Saudi

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What an absolutely bizarre statement!
It is well known the Saudis exported the Wahabi teachings followed by IS through their Madrasas in every Muslim country, and funded and armed them.
I would like to see this Saudi poodle provide some evidence of Iranian terror.

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Karen Bartlett

Perfect example of self-delusion, or an attempt to skew the narrative. It’s Saudi Arabia who exports terrorism in the form of their Wahhabist teaching, and who financed Daesh in Syria. All I can say is, be careful Mr. Al-Ja’afari. Remember Khoshogi. The Saudis. imo, are US puppets.