Tehran 0
27 May 2019

After President Trump stated that his main goal to pressure Iran was to block the county’s access to nuclear weapons, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, on Twitter, countered that Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei “long ago said we're not seeking nuclear weapons by issuing a fatwa [edict] banning them”. Zarif further indicated that “the B-Team’s [i.e National Security Advisor John Bolton and the leaderships of Israel, Saudi Arabia and the UAE] economic terrorism is hurting the Iranian people and causing tension in the region. Actions, not words, will show whether or not that's President Trump’s intent”.

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