EghtesadOnline: Head of the Center for Strategic Research of Expediency Council Ali-Akbar Velayati said on Sunday that the United States is plotting to create a second Israel in the region.
Velayati, made the remarks in a ceremony to mark the 1st anniversary of clinching a landmark nuclear deal with six world powers, IRNA reports.
The Americans are seeking to strengthen Syrian Kurds and link them to Kurds of Iraq and that of other countries to create a so-called independent Kurdistan, Velayati said.
He said that creating an independent Kurdistan is a potential threat to the international peace and security.
The US scenario to create an independent Kurdistan will give birth to a second Israel, he said.