President Trump assessed that the Iranians “want to make a deal; they just don’t know, really, how to start… their country is in trouble. Their economics are shot. They’re in - they’ve got a lot of bad things going on. I think they’d like to make a deal. They can get it settled very quickly”. “They can’t have nuclear weapons. It’s very simple”, Trump added. Describing Iran’s leadership as “proud” and “having a hard time picking up the phone”, he went on to warn that “we don’t want hostility, but if they are hostile to us, they’re going to regret it… but all they have to do is call or have somebody call”.
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