Iran News in Brief – June 24, 2022
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Mike Pence, the 48th Vice President of the United States, Visits Ashraf-3
Mike Pence, the US Vice President until 2021, met and held talks with Maryam Rajavi at Ashraf-3 on June 23, 2022. Mrs. Karen Pence, and Mr. Marc Short, the former director of legislative affairs in the White House until 2021 and chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, accompanied Mr. Pence. He visited the Resistance’s Museum at Ashraf-3 and addressed a PMOI/MEK gathering.
Even Khamenei’s Edicts Can’t Hide Raisi’s Abysmal Performance
The official website of Iranian regime Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei published his recent speech where he warned various regime officials and entities regarding their criticism of regime President Ebrahim Raisi and his administration. “Whoever pushes the nation into being pessimistic about the country’s officials is, willingly or unwillingly, working in favor of the enemy!” he said on June 12 in unprecedented remarks. While Khamenei’s orders usually rallied his loyalists, just one after his remarks were published on June 21, members of the regime’s Majlis (parliament) who are considered close to Khamenei were seen literally lashing at Raisi.
Khamenei Warns Supporters of Ideological Defeat
On June 12, the Iranian regime’s supreme leader Ali Khamenei spoke at the so-called Congress of Martyrs of the Nomadic Community however his remarks were published with a nine-day delay on June 21.
In his speech, Khamenei warned that “the enemy” “relies on soft war”, the term that Khamenei uses to express his fear of political and ideological defeats.