Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: Israel ‘illegitimate and bastard regime’

(JNS.org) Ahead of more negotiations with the West on Iran’s nuclear program, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called Israel “an illegitimate and bastard regime.”

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Credit: www.sajed.ir via Wikimedia Commons.

“The Americans have the highest indulgence towards the Zionists and they have to. But we do not share such indulgence,” Khamenei said in comments on his website.

Regarding the nuclear talks, the Iranian leader said, “No one should see our negotiating team as compromisers.”

Posted on November 3, 2013 .