During a key conference on the Middle East in Poland, US Vice President Mike Pence called Iran “the greatest threat to peace and security” in the region.

Speaking at a conference of European and Middle Eastern countries in Poland, US Vice President Mike Pence claimed that Iran was plotting to “erase Israel from the map”, and sought to unleash “another Holocaust”.

“The authoritarian regime in Tehran… openly advocates the destruction of the State of Israel. The Ayatollah Khamenei himself has said, ‘It is the mission of the Islamic Republic of Iran to erase Israel from the map’. […] Beyond its hateful rhetoric, the Iranian regime openly advocates another Holocaust and it seeks the means to achieve it”, Pence said.

Reflecting on the US decision to withdraw from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Pence blasted a new mechanism by France, Germany, and the UK to allow European businesses keep operating in the Islamic Republic in the face of US sanctions.

“It’s an ill-advised step that will only strengthen Iran, weaken the EU, and create still more distance between Europe and the United States. […] The time has come for our European partners to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal and join us as we bring the economic and diplomatic pressure necessary to give the Iranian people, the region, and the world the peace, security and freedom they deserve”.

As Iran celebrated the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution on 11 February, Pence vowed to exercise maximum pressure on the country.

“Forty years ago this month, the mullahs seized control of that country. [….] Today, America’s economic sanctions on Iran are the toughest in history and will get tougher still unless and until Iran changes its dangerous and destabilising behaviour”.

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Pence’s speech came on the heels of remarks by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who told reporters that “confronting Iran” is a necessary step for any nation that wants to “achieve peace and stability” in the Middle East.

Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu dove into the limelight over accidentally mentioning a “common interest of war with Iran” that Israel and a number of Arab nations could potentially share.

Whether the remark was mistranslated from Hebrew or not, the PM’s Office Twitter account was quick to replace the “war” part by simply “combating Iran”.

Simmering Tensions

The conference on the Middle East comes amid tumultuous relations between Iran and Israel, with Tel Aviv concerned over Tehran’s alleged attempts to expand its clout in the region and establish a permanent military presence in Syria.

Tensions between the two countries reached their climax when the Israeli Defence Forces started conducting airstrikes on what they claimed were Iranian military targets in Syria.

Tehran, which has consistently stressed that it has only been providing military advisers to Damascus, said that “if Israel takes any action to wage a war against us, it will definitely lead to its own elimination and freeing of occupied territories”.

“Iran’s strategy is to remove the Zionist regime from the political map, and the Israelis contribute to this by their criminal activities”, said IRGC second-in-command Brig. Gen. Hossein Salami.

In a parallel development, tensions between the US and Iran have exacerbated since President Donald Trump, who proved to be a strong supporter of Israel, chose to leave the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, commonly referred to as the Iran nuclear deal, last May.

Describing it as a “terrible” and “one-sided” agreement, he subsequently announced the decision to re-impose sanctions on Tehran, thus subjecting other countries, including signatories to the deal – Russia, France, the UK, China, Germany, and the EU – to secondary restrictions.

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Since the aforementioned nations decided to preserve the agreement, European countries have worked out a worked out a mechanism, called a “Special Purpose Vehicle”, that would allow its companies to keep operating in Iran, bypassing US sanctions.
Source: Sputnik
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Goyim
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I don’t really know how that could be a bad thing (((Mr.Pence))).

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Yes unfortunately the holohoax was just that a psy-op, to deceive the world.
They still have thousands of survivors come forward each year to claim the neverending funds extorted from the German people. Millions and millions of survivors … go figure lol.

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He didn’t threaten to destroy America or Americans. He was excoriating Trump, Pence, Pompeo, Bolton and American foreign policy. As for what Netanyahu, Trump and co. are doing and saying about Iran- they keep advocating war against Iran (which they are already waging on many fronts).

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Trump may be embarrassing, but Pence is truly scary. He is one of the TP governors that have run their respective states into the ground. Also being a religious fraud, he is a war monger extraordinaire, a true ‘Christian’, eh? He is well versed in the art of lying to your face and using biblical verse for his own ends. He is as ‘pious’ as ISIS is…his brand of religion is just as corrupt. He is a major reason I would NOT like to see Trump impeached. A Pence presidency would make Hillary look good.

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Who cares what Pense says? This piece of garbage is a child raper and sacrificer of children to the devil, responsible for many child “disappearances” in Ohio while governor of that state.
No different from many government “leaders” world wide these days, worshipers of Satan now running most governments at the top.

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gzman501 .

He was the governor of the failed state of Indiana, not Ohio. You’re right otherwise. He is the poster child for faux religion in the US. It’s merely a tool for him.

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Mike Pence was a member of the House of Representatives prior to being a Governor and the Vice President. Interesting to remember that while a member of congress Mr. Pence voted against the recognition of the Armenian Genocide. This man’s priorities are are aligned with the status quo foreign polices and he is a fake christian. Nor does he saying anything about Israel policies which have devastated Palestinian Catholic community. There are less than 1,000 Palestinian Catholic living in Palestine. Thank you Israel and thank you for bombing Syria on Christmas Day. Also note Hypocrite zionists did not vote to… Read more »