Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday called Israel "not a country, but a terrorist base" and said its downfall was imminent, AFP reported.
Israel not a country, but a terrorist base, says Iran's Ayatollah Ali Khamenei
STEPANAKERT, MAY 7, ARTSAKHPRESS: "Israel is not a country, but a terrorist base against the nation of Palestine and other Muslim nations," Khamenei said, as quoted by the source.
Khamenei added in live televised remarks marking the annual Quds (Jerusalem) Day. "Fighting this despotic regime... is everyone's duty".