Trump, Bolton slam Iran as it celebrates anniversary

Trump, Bolton slam Iran as it celebrates anniversary

Trump, Bolton slam Iran as it celebrates anniversary

It was 40 years ago when Iran's army declared its neutrality and paved the way for the fall of the US-backed Shah Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, who was forced to flee to Egypt. Pahlavi lost control to the clergy and working class of the country, and was replaced by a supreme leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini who established the Islamic Republic. Chris Murphy warned in a tweet on Tuesday that Trump's hawkish national security adviser is knowingly lying to build momentum for a USA military attack on Iran.

Netanyahu said that Iran remained the foremost item on the agenda - "how to continue preventing it from entrenchment in Syria, how to thwart its aggression in the region and, above all, how to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons".

"I bow in admiration to Iran's resilient people who - despite hardships and grievances - today poured into streets by the millions to mark 40th anniv of their Islamic Revolution, which some in the United States wished would never come", Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told Iranians they should resist a "conspiracy" involving Washington.

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PT, with host Shaggy leading the festivities, and presenters like Questlove handing out the first Grammy Awards. A source close to the singer told CNN that the show's "producers were dictating what songs she could sing".

US President Donald Trump tweeted on Monday that the Iranian government had let down its people. "Now it's up to the Iranian regime to change its behavior, & ultimately up to the Iranian people to determine the direction of their country".

Pictures on social media showed some people also demonstrating against corruption, unemployment and high prices.

Washington is targeting the Iranian nation with an "economic, propaganda and psychological war", Rouhani was quoted as saying by Press TV.

"After the implementation of JCPOA, Australia, like many other countries in the world, was very pleased for lifting the sanctions on Iran, and at the same time, we saw both the qualitative and quantitative expansion of the two countries' trade relations", the Australian ambassador to Iran, Ian Biggs said, Trend reports citing ILNA. "They would do well to take that into account".

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