Iranians march to back Palestinians, marking the annual “Quds (Jerusalem) Day”

# 12:51
31 May 2019

Tens of thousands of Iranians marking the annual “Quds (Jerusalem) Day” in the Islamic Republic on Friday condemned a planned Middle East peace plan touted by U.S. President Donald Trump as the “deal of the century”, ONA reports citing Reuters.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that Washington’s long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to fail and that the Palestinian resistance movement would respond firmly to those who proposed it. Palestinian officials have already spurned the plan, believing it will be heavily biased in favor of Israel.

Opposition to Israel is a cornerstone of Shi’ite-led Iran. It backs Palestinian and Lebanese Islamist militant groups opposed to peace with Israel, which Tehran refuses to recognize.