In an exclusive interview with FRANCE 24, Alaeddin Boroujerdi, Chairman of Iran's national security and foreign policy parliamentary committee, says that the US-led coalition against the Islamic State group cannot be trusted.
"The very countries that created the Islamic State group are now part of a coalition that ... wants to destroy them," he said. "How can a contradiction like this be resolved? It's only natural that we cannot trust [the coalition]. We don't want to enter a political game."
The US-led coalition - which includes Bahrain, Jordan, Qatar and Saudi Arabia - is waging an air campaign against the IS group in Syria. The coalition has been pounding jihadist positions in besieged Kobane in a bid to prevent the town falling to the militant group.
Boroujerdi also warned that Iran will resume its nuclear activities if no deal is reached with the so-called P5+1 group of countries - the US, UK, France, China, Russia and Germany - by the November 24 deadline set by the group for a comprehensive agreement.
“If for any reason there is no agreement, then this path will no longer remain one-way, with us sticking to our end of the bargain, while our opposite numbers deliver nothing,” he said. “If needs be, we will embark on a legal process ... to take everything back to square one."