‘US to lose Fifth Fleet in a few weeks’

“The US will lose its Fifth Fleet in Bahrain in a matter of weeks because they have sided with the al-Khalifa Monarchy,” al-Ahmed said in an interview with Press TV on Monday.

“This issue is already done; the al-Khalifa [dynasty] is over. We are just waiting for a few days or a few weeks,” he added.

Ahmed pointed to the presence of the forces of Saudi Arabia and those of several [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council ([P]GCC) members in Bahrain, saying, “The United States gave the green light to these troops to go into Bahrain because the White House is carrying on the Saudi policy in Yemen and Bahrain.”

He warned that if top Bahraini cleric Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qasim issues a Fatwa waging Jihad against foreign troops in Bahrain, “Bahrain will be burnt and the Saudis and the others will lose.”

Ahmed argued that under the international laws, the presence of [P]GCC troops in Bahrain is an act of “aggression” and “occupation” and the leaders of the invading countries are subject to prosecution by international courts.

Accordingly “the Bahraini people have the right to fight against them, to resist them and use violence against them,” he pointed out.

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