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30 August 2019

President Trump declared that “the United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final launch preparations for the Safir SLV Launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran”. He added that “I wish Iran best wishes and good luck in determining what happened at Site One”. The tweet was accompanied by imagery of the site. In related remarks, Trump stated that “I just wish Iran well. They had a big problem. And we had a photo. And I released it, which I have the absolute right to do”. Trump added that “they had a mishap. It’s unfortunate. And so, Iran… they were going to set off a big missile, and it didn’t work out too well. It had nothing to do with us”.  

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