“BETTING ON A LOSING HORSE”
The killings in Jordan comply with a spate of assaults on US forces in close by Iraq and Syria, many claimed by the Iran-backed alliance Islamic Resistance in Iraq.
Tehran on Tuesday summoned the British ambassador to protest unspecified “accusation” towards the Islamic Republic, after London mentioned Iran-aligned teams had been behind the Jordan assault.
Britain, together with the USA, additionally imposed sanctions on a community that they allege targets Iranian dissidents.
Washington has repeatedly accused Iran of involvement in Purple Sea assaults by Huthi rebels and of “actively facilitating” assaults on US forces in different components of the Center East.
Iran’s ambassador to the United Nations, Amir Saeid Iravani, once more confused Tehran’s place in a letter printed by the official IRNA information company.
He wrote that no group affiliated with Iran’s armed forces, “whether or not in Iraq, Syria or elsewhere … operates straight or not directly beneath the management of the Islamic Republic of Iran or acts on its behalf”.
Iran’s Etemad newspaper judged that Washington “has no selection however to extend strain” on Israel to finish the Gaza conflict.
The conservative newspaper Javan warned that US involvement in a regional battle to help Israel can be a “excellent instance of betting on a dropping horse”.