Coinciding with the anniversary of the assassination of Ghasem Soleimani, the Iranian parliament has been presented with a bill that is unprecedented in the 42-year history of the Islamic Republic.
The draft bill obliges the government of the Islamic Republic to take action to “destroy” Israel by 2041. It comes five years after remarks made by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei declaring that there would be “nothing left” of Israel by 2040: an ultimatum that has since been repeated by anti-Israel protesters at Quds Day rallies.
In the relevant article, the bill instructs future administrations to break the “siege” of the Gaza Strip, initially by sending the first shipment of basic goods to Gaza no later than six months after the bill is enshrined as law. If anything, such a move would lead to the seizure of Iranian goods and increase the probability of a military stand-off with Israel.
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