US hegemony has ‘failed miserably,’ Iran’s Raisi tells UN

AFP/United Nations, United States
Filed on September 21, 2021

He said so in his speech at the UN.

Iran’s new president, Ebrahim Raisi, declared that US efforts at hegemony have “failed miserably” in a fiery denunciation of the state’s arch-rival in his first UN speech.

“What has been seen in our region today proves that not only the hegemonic system but also the project of imposing identity have failed miserably,” Raisi said, pointing to the fall of the US-backed government in Afghanistan as well as the storming of the US Capitol on January 6.

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