Hillary Clinton: Iran ‘Exports Terrorism’ to Mexico

By Penny Starr | December 10, 2012 | 12:35pm EST

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

(CNSNews.com) – Speaking at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 30, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that Iran “exports terrorism” in a global fashion that “stretches from Mexico to Thailand.

“We already know very well that the Iranian regime already exports terrorism, not only to Israel’s doorstep, but across the world,” Clinton said. “If we had a map I could put up there, I could show you what we track and plot on that map.

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“The evidence of terrorism, mostly, thankfully, plots foiled or unsuccessful, unfortunately, as in Bulgaria, some that succeeded,” Clinton said. “But those plots, those activities of Iran directly or through their agents, stretches from Mexico to Thailand.”

Clinton said that the United States and other nations around the world should put a stop to Iran’s nuclear ambitions.

“America, Israel and the entire international community must prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon,” Clinton said, adding that President Barack Obama has made a “commitment” to that goal.

“This year’s forum followed closely after the recent conflict between Israel and Gaza, as well U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s mission to the region last week and President Abbas’ upcoming bid for Palestinian statehood at the United Nations,” the center’s website states.

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