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Iran: Tehran citizens react to Trump's sabre-rattling 01:57

Iran: Tehran citizens react to Trump's sabre-rattling

Iran, Islamic Republic of, Tehran
July 23, 2018 at 11:34 GMT +00:00 · Published

Iranian citizens spoke of unity and advised US President Donald Trump to learn from history in Tehran on Monday as they reacted to the latter's inflammatory tweet published over the weekend.

Some regarded the tweet as empty words with one saying, "I do not think he is able to turn [his threats] into action… just like [threats made against] North Korea."

"Mr Trump! Go over the Vietnam War and then go over the 8-year Iranian war," another cautioned.

Others spoke of Iranians uniting in the face of hardship, such as those offset by sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic, "In such situations their [Iranian] integrity and solidarity will increase," a Tehrani citizen said.

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".

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Iranian citizens spoke of unity and advised US President Donald Trump to learn from history in Tehran on Monday as they reacted to the latter's inflammatory tweet published over the weekend.

Some regarded the tweet as empty words with one saying, "I do not think he is able to turn [his threats] into action… just like [threats made against] North Korea."

"Mr Trump! Go over the Vietnam War and then go over the 8-year Iranian war," another cautioned.

Others spoke of Iranians uniting in the face of hardship, such as those offset by sanctions imposed on the Islamic Republic, "In such situations their [Iranian] integrity and solidarity will increase," a Tehrani citizen said.

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".

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