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Iran bans 15 people reportedly involved in Zarif leak from leaving the country

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Following the leaked audio of Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran executed travel bans on the 15 people who are reportedly behind the leaks. However, Zarif has kept his position, and expressed remorse in an Instagram post.

On the audio, Zarif makes mention of John Kerry, who was Secretary of State at the time. According to Zarif, Kerry allegedly knew about 200+ Israeli covert operations on Iranian targets in Syria. Kerry denies the allegations.

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After the leak, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh acknowledged that the audio was authentic. He told journalists on Monday that the recording was a small part of a seven-hour interview Zarif gave to a well-known economist.

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President Biden has yet to comment on the issue.

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Scott Mann says botched Afghanistan withdrawal was a failure on the Afghan government

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Retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Scott Mannn discussed the withdrawal from Afghanistan in depth on the latest episode of The Sara Carter Show. Mann claims that although it was a botched withdrawal, our service members did their best. Instead, the government is to blame for the failure.

“Our Vets led the way when the government failed,” Mann said. “They fought till the last bullet. They fought until the bitter end, even when their president and their generals took bribes and abandoned them.” Therefore, Mann is advocating for immediate visas to these Afghan Special Forces.

Meanwhile, families like Sara Carter’s have stepped up to help Afghans out of the country. “It was the veteran population, for the most part, and the military family population who looked at this and said: ‘Okay, fine, nobody else is coming. I’ll do it.’ And we picked up our cell phones. We started working together to find ways to try to guide and shepherd our Afghan friends to some kind of safety, if not freedom,” Mann said. “We need their help. People like you [Sara Carter] who’ve been on this problem from the very beginning. You know, you’re on a 911 dispatch call, and you’re the dispatcher. You’ve been on the call for a month, and you are the dispatcher that is assisting a family who is being murdered one by one. You’re staying on the line with them as this is occurring. You have no shift relief.”

So Mann is lobbying Congress to write a law, that any Afghan who went through the school of excellence as a commando Afghan Special Forces, should have an immediate visa.

You can follow Jenny Goldsberry on Twitter @jennyjournalism.

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