What are Iranians saying on Rouhani’s trip to Europe
What are Iranians saying as Rouhani arrives in Vienna, the answer is clear by Iran’s freedom supporters who appear in their yellow jackets. They call on Austria to cancel Rouhani’s visit due to Iran’s Vienna Embassy involvement in the foiled terrorist attack arranged to occur in Paris on June 30.
Asadollah Assadi is the head of intelligence at Iran embassy in Vienna and liaison of terrorists in Germany who has been arrested by a joint anti-terrorism effort. Main online media have all reported on the plot set to go off in at the Grand Gathering of the Iranian Resistance in Villepinte.
Iranians demonstrating today say this was a deliberate intention to simultaneously prepare a terrorist attack in Europe before Rouhani took off for Switzerland. This could have been a message to its opposition the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) that is strongly supporting protests inside the country against Rouhani.
Austrian Foreign Minister summoned the Iranian envoy on Tuesday to request that Tehran “lift the (diplomat’s) immunity”. Now that the US aims to reduce Iran’s oil revenue to zero, Iran is bitterly trying to save its neck. It even regrets on state media that it did not use Obama’s era well enough towards its own benefits. Iranians’ impression towards the Iranian delegation in Europe casts their social and economic frustration that is visible on replies to foreign minister, Javad Zarif’s recent tweets.
The Trump administration is also weighing the possibility of blacklisting the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. The designation is on the debate by senior Cabinet officials squaring off on both sides. The designation decision, formally under the State Department’s purview, is taking on heightened importance as part of the White House’s strategy towards Iran.