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Israel: Netanyahu praises Trump's war of words with Iran01:07

Israel: Netanyahu praises Trump's war of words with Iran

Israel, Jerusalem
July 23, 2018 at 01:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for taking a "strong stance" against Iran, at a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Monday.

"For years this regime was pampered by the powers and it is good to see that the United States is changing this unacceptable equation," Netanyahu told ministers.

Over the weekend President Donald Trump posted a message entirely in capital letters on Twitter directly addressing the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

"NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE".

Pompeo also compared the government in Tehran to a "mafia".

Netanyahu also revealed that he had met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov earlier in the day to discuss the ongoing situation in Syria.

Mandatory credit: Israeli GPO

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised US President Donald Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for taking a "strong stance" against Iran, at a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on Monday.

"For years this regime was pampered by the powers and it is good to see that the United States is changing this unacceptable equation," Netanyahu told ministers.

Over the weekend President Donald Trump posted a message entirely in capital letters on Twitter directly addressing the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

"NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE".

Pompeo also compared the government in Tehran to a "mafia".

Netanyahu also revealed that he had met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov earlier in the day to discuss the ongoing situation in Syria.

Mandatory credit: Israeli GPO

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