Iranian President Threatens U.S. With Mother Of All Wars
24 July, 2018, 22:56 | Author: Orlando Hughes
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Monday Trump was responding to forceful comments Rouhani made earlier Sunday, in which he warned Trump "do not play with the lion's tail, because you will regret it eternally".
Javad Zariftweeted: "COLOR US UNIMPRESSED: The world heard even harsher bluster a few months ago".
"We've been around for millennia & seen fall of empires, incl our own, which lasted more than the life of some countries".
The statement from President Rouhani that set off Trump was a clear threat to the United States.
And it is the Trump administration that has repudiated the Iran nuclear accord and is now waging all-out economic war on Iran, although the International Atomic Energy Agency has repeatedly found Tehran in full compliance with the 2015 nuclear accord.
President Donald Trump issued a furious, all-caps challenge to the Iranian regime late Sunday night, warning that any threats to the U.S. would be met with unspecified dire consequences.
"The level of corruption and wealth among regime leaders shows that Iran is run by something that resembles the mafia more than a government", Pompeo said during an appearance at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum.
Trump has also threatened to halt Iranian oil exports and is pressuring allies not to buy its oil.
"Iran is angry since Trump responded to Tehran's engagement diplomacy by pulling the USA out of the nuclear deal", Iranian politician Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh told the AP.
No hurry on North Korea denuclearisation
On Tuesday Trump said he had misspoken and that he had complete faith in USA intelligence agencies and accepted their conclusions. Trump tweeted the remark on Wednesday, promising " big benefits and exciting future " for Pyongyang " at end of process ." .
"Could it be that Trump is trying to use Iran to distract us from whatever he's up to with Russian Federation?" he added.
Rouhani had addressed diplomats in Tehran by saying the U.S. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. So the only way he figures that he's going to get reelected - as sure as you're sitting there - is to start a war with Iran.
Oil prices rose Monday after President Donald Trump delivered Iranian President Hassan Rouhani a frenzied threat on Twitter, promising in all caps that Iran would suffer grave "consequences" if it continued to threaten the US.
The analyst added that "neither Iran, nor any other country is interested in escalating tensions in the region".
While the United States has a substantial military presence in the region, a full-scale military confrontation with Iran would be a major, costly endeavor that could eclipse the US war in Iraq.
Danon says the regime is anxious and that's why there were so many tweets and comments and that the new administration is doing the right thing.
Wicker, who sits on the Senate Armed Services Committee, opposed the controversial Iranian deal under the Obama administration and supported Trump for withdrawing from it in May.
"Right now, the United States is undertaking a diplomatic and financial pressure campaign to cut off the funds that the regime uses to enrich itself and support death and destruction", Pompeo said Sunday.
The average annual income of North Koreans was just 5% of that earned by people in the South, the central bank estimated. But since then, Mr Trump has suggested that dismantling North Korea's nuclear arsenal could be some way off.
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