Former Secretary of State and current Biden administration cabinet member John Kerry allegedly informed Iran about hundreds of covert Israeli attacks against the regime, according to a leaked interview recording belonging to Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.
The interview was not intended for release but was obtained by the news channel Iran International in London who then shared it with the New York Times.
Zarif reportedly told the interviewer that during the Obama administration, Kerry made him aware of more than 200 Israeli covert operations targeting Iranian interests in Syria.
“We’re not going to comment on leaked tapes,” said White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki when asked about Biden’s response to the leaked audio during today’s press conference.
While the White House has declined to respond, experts and politicians are calling for an investigation into Kerry’s apparent decision to hand over a U.S. ally’s confidential security information to the Iranian regime.
Former secretary of state Mike Pompeo and others are leading the push for an immediate investigation into Kerry’s dealings with Iran.
“Before we cut a deal with Iran that reduces Americans’ security, it would be good to know what the arrangement, if any, may have been between these two leaders,” Pompeo said in an interview to The Free Beacon.
“This is disgusting on many levels. Biden and Kerry have to answer for why Kerry would be tipping off Iran, the number one sponsor of terror, while stabbing one of our greatest partners, Israel, in the back,” former U.S. ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said.
Kerry denied the allegations Monday in a tweet:
“I can tell you that this story and these allegations are unequivocally false. This never happened – either when I was Secretary of State or since.”
This is not the first time Kerry has been caught allegedly colluding with Iran.
“If this tape is verified, it would signal catastrophic and disqualifying recklessness by Envoy Kerry to Foreign Minister Zarif that endangered the safety of Americans and our allies. And it would be consistent with his long pattern of empowering Iran’s regime,” said Sen. Ted Cruz in a statement sent to The Foreign Desk.
In February, The Washington Times reported that Kerry and Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley met with Zarif throughout Trump’s presidency in an attempt to subvert Trump’s policy towards Iran.
Despite the continued warning signs that Kerry is in bed with the Iranian regime, he continues to serve as Biden’s Special Presidential Envoy for Climate and has yet to face any legal repercussions.
“Kerry poured hundreds of billions of dollars into the Ayatollah’s terrorist bank accounts, was a close confidant with Zarif during the Obama administration, and was caught repeatedly meeting with him during the Trump administration (notwithstanding the Logan Act) – and has never publicly accounted for what they discussed,” said Cruz.