‘America had secret engagement with Iran’s Khomeini Over Overthrowing Iran’s Monarch’ – BBC. ‘It’s not true,’ says Iran’s Khameini

A BBC report says that the charismatic founder of Iran’s revolutionary republic Ayatollah Khomeini had very secret negotiations with the United States where he negotiated the overthrow of Iran’s King the Shah, and his coming to power even as he publicly condemned the US as the ‘Great Satan’ weeks before he overthrew  the Shah. 

But Iran has come out to deny this and calls the evidence BBC presented fake.

Whom do we believe now? Let’s get your comment.

By OzoIgboNdu1 of Igbo Defender

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  1. But he did, he stroke a deal with America suggesting that if the then President Jimmy Carter could use his influence on the Iranian military to clear the way for his takeover, he would calm the nation. Stability could be restored, America’s interests and citizens in Iran would be protected.

  2. Khomeini also told the White House not to panic at the prospect of losing a strategic ally of 37 years and assured them that he, too, would be a friend.

    “You will see we are not in any particular animosity with the Americans,” said Khomeini, pledging his Islamic Republic will be “a humanitarian one, which will benefit the cause of peace and tranquillity for all mankind”.

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