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March 29, 2018 1:20 pm

Former Saudi Intel Chief: Iran, Not Trump, Causing Trouble in Middle East

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Saudi Prince Turki Al-Faisal. Photo: Screenshot. – Speaking on Russia Today on March 26, Saudi Prince Turki al-Faisal said that Iran — and not US President Donald Trump — was “causing trouble in the region,” and that it was Russia’s responsibility to “highlight the atrocious acts that the Iranian government perpetrates against its own people.”

Prince Al-Faisal, the former chief of Saudi intelligence and ambassador to the United Kingdom, pointed to Iranian intervention in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Yemen and elsewhere.

He added that documents found in the compound of Osama bin Laden showed that he had been in touch with Iran.

Watch al-Faisal’s remarks, translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), below:

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