Thursday, November 18, 2010

(NEWS) 'Iranian Military Officers Won't Support Ahmadinejad'

"Dissident commander tells Paris crowd regime change must be internal process, says he backs 'liberation' from the Islamic regime.

Most Iranian military officers are not loyal to the regime of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and would not fight to protect the Islamic Republic, a former Iranian pilot who defected to France said on Wednesday.

Speaking to reporters at a press conference in Paris, Lieutenant Behzad Masoumi Legwan gave a speech saying: 'It is a fact that the overwhelming majority of the officer corps are in no way obedient followers of the regime. On the contrary, they are looking for the first opportunity whereby they can openly display their true sentiments by standing shoulder-to-shoulder with the people of Iran.'"

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