Tehran 0
20 November 2018

In a statement "on standing with Saudi Arabia", President Trump asserted that "Iran... is responsible for a bloody proxy war against Saudi Arabia in Yemen, trying to destabilise Iraq's fragile attempt at democracy, supporting the terror group Hizbollah in Lebanon, propping up dictator Bashar Assad in Syria... and much more". He went on to describe Saudi Arabia as "a great ally in our very important fight against Iran", and noted that "they have been very responsive to my requests to keeping oil prices at reasonable levels". Foreign Minister Javad Zarif subsequently took to Twitter to opine that "Mr. Trump bizarrely devotes the FIRST paragraph of his shameful statement on Saudi atrocities to accuse IRAN of every malfeasance he can think of". 

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