Tehran 0
8 February 2019

Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, recalling his warnings during the nuclear talks about trusting the U.S., asserted that "those officials who negotiated [with the U.S.] at that time are now saying that the U.S. is unreliable". He added that "'down with the USA' means down with Trump, John Bolton and Pompeo... we have no fight to pick with the American people". "As long as the U.S. shows viciousness and savagery", Khamenei asserted, "the Iranian nation will never cease shouting these words of 'Down with the USA'". 

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