The Taliban is threatening to take over the country of Iran.
In a new video, a senior Taliban commander has announced if given the green light they will “will conquer Iran soon if the Taliban’s leaders give the green light.”
The commander also warned that the Taliban would fight with “more passion” than they used against the US.
Senior Taliban commander Abdulhamid Khorasani, aka Nasser Badri, has in a video message warned that the group will fight against Iranians "with more passion" than they did against the US forces.
"We will conquer Iran soon if Taliban's leaders give the green light for jihad." pic.twitter.com/dodCIyUXp3
— Iran International English (@IranIntl_En) May 27, 2023
The Jerusalem Post had more details to add:
The Taliban threatened on Sunday that it could conquer Iran as tensions increase over water disputes between Afghanistan and Iran, leaving at least three people dead.
In a video released by the Taliban, a senior commander in the terrorist organization running Afghanistan warned that the Taliban would fight the Islamic Republic’s Revolutionary Guard “with more passion” than they fought the US forces. He added that the Taliban “will conquer Iran soon if the Taliban’s leaders give the green light.
As well as the Taliban commander’s video, another video released by the terrorist organization taunting Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi went viral on social media. In the video a Taliban member fills a single yellow jerrycan with water, sarcastically telling Raisi “Mr. Raisi, take this water barrel and don’t attack, we’re terrified.”
Taliban Attacks Iran Border Post – Multiple Troops Dead & Wounded https://t.co/5nvcoE9pTN
— zerohedge (@zerohedge) May 27, 2023
The Taliban plans to use US military equipment that was left in Afghanistan to execute their take over of Iran.
🚨🇦🇫🇮🇷Taliban moves troops, and heavy weaponry to the border with Iran, warns to capture Tehran within days, if Iran does not stop the provocations. pic.twitter.com/25zN5fm9ut
— Terror Alarm (@Terror_Alarm) May 27, 2023
Per Atlas News:
On Sunday, the Taliban alluded to attempt a takeover of Iran amidst growing tensions over water disputes, an issue that has already claimed three lives.
Obviously, the chances of a successful Taliban invasion of Iran is super, super low.
A high-ranking Taliban commander released a video statement declaring that they would confront Iran’s Revolutionary Guard “with more passion” than they engaged US forces, and hinted at a possible invasion of Iran.
Taliban popping off with Iran.
Heavy gunfire exchanged along Afghan border. pic.twitter.com/vmJq4pNi58
— Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) May 28, 2023