Earlier this week, President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” North Korea, and called Iran a “rogue nation” during his United Nations speech.
The so-called president is essentially playing with fire by engaging in two different nuclear confrontations.
Today, Iran’s President Rouhani tells the UNGA that Iran doesn’t normally throw out threats (like our president), but now that Trump has pulled the death card, Iran has no choice but to get even.
Mr Rouhani responded by referring to a “rogue newcomer to international politics”. He denied his country would be the first to violate the agreement but said Iran would “respond decisively and resolutely to its violation by any party”.
It would be a “great pity”, he added, if the agreement were to be destroyed by Mr Trump.
Watch the video, here:
“We never threaten anyone. But we do not tolerate threats from anyone,” Iran’s Rouhani tells UNGA, says “moderation” is Iran’s “chosen path” pic.twitter.com/m3MkfnE15F
— CBS News (@CBSNews) September 20, 2017
According to BBC, Iran reached its landmark nuclear deal with the P5+1 group of world powers – the US, UK, France, China and Russia plus Germany. Crippling economic sanctions on Iran were lifted after the International Atomic Energy Agency certified Iran had restricted sensitive nuclear activities. Iran says it has the right to nuclear energy and insists its nuclear programme is for peaceful purposes only. Speaking on Wednesday, the US envoy to the UN, Nikki Haley, said President Trump’s remarks were “not a clear signal that he plans to withdraw” and indicated that the deal would prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon.
Nevertheless, Trump’s irrational threats have caused way more harm than good. America is going to be known as a nation that promotes feuds and wars all thanks to the antagonizing, incompetent man in the Oval Office.
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