BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:40 A.M.) – US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo heavily criticised the government of Iran, during a speech in Simi Valley, California, on Sunday.

His remarks were made during a talk titled “Supporting Iranian Voices.” During his statements, Pompeo presented Iran as a malevolent force, saying, “At the same time that they’re trying to convince Europe to stay in the nuclear deal, they’re covertly plotting terrorist attacks in the heart of Europe.”

Pompeo also outlined American methods to put pressure on the Iranian government. While also citing “financial” and “diplomatic” pressure, Pompeo also stressed the importance of media consumption within Iran.

Pompeo said, “You should know that the United States is not afraid to spread our message on the airwaves and online in Iran, either. For 40 years, the Iranian people have heard from their leaders that America is the Great Satan, we do not believe they’re interested in hearing the fake news any longer.”

At one point during his speech, a protester stood up to denounce the USA’s migration policy. From across the crowded hall, she shouted at Pompeo: “The Trump-Pence regime is kidnapping children.”

Full Transcript:

SOT, Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State: “At the same time that they’re trying to convince Europe to stay in the nuclear deal, they’re covertly plotting terrorist attacks in the heart of Europe. And because fighting the United States and destroying Israel is at the core of the regime’s ideology, it has committed and supported many acts of violent terrorism against both countries and our citizens.”

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W/S People applauding

SOT, Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State: “Right now the United States is undertaking a diplomatic and fincancial pressure campaign to cut off the funds that the regime uses to enrich itself and support death and destruction. [APPLAUSE] We have an obligation to put maximum pressure on the regime’s ability to generate and move money and we will do so.”

W/S People applauding

SOT, Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State: “We are asking every nation, every nation that is sick and tired of the Islamic Republic’s destructive behaviour to join our pressure campaign. This especially goes for our allies in the Middle East and Europe. People who have, themselves, been terrorised by the violent regime’s activities for decades. And you should know that the United States is not afraid to spread our message on the airwaves and online in Iran, either. For 40 years, the Iranian people have heard from their leaders that America is the Great Satan, we do not believe they’re interested in hearing the fake news any longer.”

M/S Protester yelling *UPSOUND* “The Trump-Pence regime is kidnapping children” [INAUDIBLE]

Mike Pompeo, US Secretary of State: “If there was only so much freedom of expression in Iran.”

 

Video credit: Ruptly

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sweet robert
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You just sent 800 isis/al-Qaudi and family to Europe, Killed the Libyan gatekeeper thus flooding Europe with who knows what, destabilized the Middle East , caused a Christian Genocide, and sent close to one million refugees plus your loser proxy groups into Europe. Now you want to use a terrorist group MEC to overthrow the Iranian government thus killing off the remnant christians and jews. You are the problem so you leave and take warmongers Bolton and Benny with you. You are nothing but death and destruction with benefits Israel Nazis and weapons industry. Jail the CIA,M15 and Mossad the… Read more »

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See, Trump with Pompeo and “National Security Adviser” (not a joke) John Bolton go after Iran. Iraq, Libya and Syria are done.The aim is to weaken the nations that hate Israel. There is also big oil, the industrial military complex, Saudi Arabia, campaign financing and promises, and Christian devil awareness, but it has nothing to do with the security of the US. Iranians that I spoke with all said that US has no chance to destabilize Iran, but that’s a bit odd, because the same people complain a lot about the moulahs, the corruption and the costs of military adventures… Read more »

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Harry I forgot to mention the Protestant Christian Zionist movement which is also in the same circles. They believe it’s US job to be the army for israel. I kid you not.

Harrie van der Haghen
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Yes Robert you are right, i tried to keep it short. It’s part of the election campaign financing and promises, and Christian devil awareness.

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“See, Trump with Pompeo and “National Security Adviser” (not a joke) John Bolton go after Iran. Iraq, Libya and Syria are done” => Huhu, the appointment of Bolton is deliberate : he’s definitively a war hawk, just like McMaster. It’s the good ‘ole carrot+stick strategy that Trump uses! “The aim is to weaken the nations that hate Israel.” => Not even! Iran is even becoming a serious problem for Russia’s interests! It’s already one for regional security : just think about how they created ISIS in order to have both the Yanks and Russian trample under feet Sunni “resistance” and… Read more »