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12 Jan, 7 tweets, 4 min read
"Tehran has allowed al-Qaeda to fundraise" and conduct other activities," says @SecPompeo in @PressClubDC speech. "They now have new tools for terror" from their home base in #Iran.
#Iran now the key geographic hub for al-Qaeda replacing #Afghanistan, according to @SecPompeo. Al-Qaeda "now burrowed deep inside Iran."
#Iran - al-Qaeda axis "is a massive force for evil all across the world," says @SecPompeo.
Sanctions being announced by US today on #Iran-based al-Qaeda leaders, says @SecPomepo.
They're "plotting fresh atrocities from Tehran even as we speak," adds @SecPompeo.
No questions taken by @SecPompeo.
And here's a statement on #Iran and al-Qaeda from @SecPompeo just released by @StateDept.

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