Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday Tehran would continue its ballistic missile program, state television reported, striking a defiant note after strong criticism of the Islamic Republic from U.S. President Donald Trump.
This is not to say that the Iranian people are in favour of Rouhani, a man who executed almost 4,000 people in just four years, boasts about Iran's support for the dictator Bashar al-Assad, and now presides over an Iran where millions live in poverty; just that Khamenei felt that Raisi would cause the biggest protests.
In fact, most of the militant groups USA troops have fought in Iraq, Afghanistan, and elsewhere since the September 11, 2001 attacks on NY and Washington, such as al-Qaida, Islamic State and the Taliban, are Sunni Muslims who consider Shiite Iran their enemy.
"In the 12th round of presidential elections, people marked an incomparable 45-million turnout for the first time in Iran's history", Dr Rouhani continued.
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Iran and Azerbaijan enjoy good relations and coordination, said Iranian PresidentHassan Rouhani, who was re-elected in the May 19 presidential election. "Under different circumstances, USA media would have been alerted", said Mr Hammond.
"Those who have fought terrorists are the Syrian and Iraqi people".
Turkish president also called for quick formation of high strategic council for relations between Iran and Turkey with presence of the two presidents.
Iran also accused the USA of arming "dangerous terrorists" a direct reference to the $110 billion arms deal Trump signed with Saudi Arabia's, King Salman, Saturday during his visit to the Kingdom. He signed a $110 billion defense deal with Saudi Arabia during the visit aimed at addressing the kingdom's defense needs while scaling back USA military involvement in specific operations.
"Those who provide consultations or advice to the Americans, unfortunately, they are the rulers who either push America awry or with money, they just buy some people in America", Rouhani said in response to a question by The Associated Press.
Washington and Tehran are still frequently on opposing sides, most notably in Syria, where Iran supports the government of President Bashar Assad.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif accused Trump of being "hand in hand with the supporters of terrorism, human rights victimised in the dances of swords".
The U.S. has used numerous measures against Iran in the past 40 years, all leading to failure, Rouhani said.
Washington last week imposed new sanctions on Iran, over its ballistic missile programme.
"Everything becomes irrelevant" if Trump tears up or tries to modify the historic agreement, as that would scare off investors, said Nuseibeh, the London-based analyst.
The Chinese finance ministry claimed Moody's had painted an inaccurate picture of the country's financial outlook. The downgrade adds to warnings about China's reliance on credit to propel growth after the 2008 global crisis.
It is far below cuts from OPEC at a time when demand is likely to keep growing strong, said Justin Jenkins, analyst at the firm. Non-OPEC nations Oman and Mexico also confirmed their support for prolonging the curbs through the first quarter of 2018.
The cyber security expert said that it was a less likely scenario for the attack to create chaos by spreading WannaCry . Those tools have evolved, but are what researchers call "variants" of the same tools used in the other attacks.
Terry experienced his first FA Cup final as an unused substitute in Chelsea's win over Aston Villa in 2000. This aspect I can stay calm and I trust the players, it is impossible not to after this season .
Taking into account the economic benefits of avoiding climate change impacts such as flooding, that number goes up to nearly . And the world's most vulnerable countries reminded us that no country can be "great" without increased climate action.
Pittsburgh's Evgeni Malkin played in his 141st postseason game, surpassing Jaromir Jagr for the most in franchise history. The defenseman who scored just once during the regular season zipped home his second in two games 8:14 into the first.
Sixty-four people are still hospitalized, Jon Rouse of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership said Wednesday. France, which has repeatedly been hit by devastating militant attacks since 2015, extended emergency powers.
An electronic advertising board displays a Union flag and the words " Pray for Manchester ", close to the Manchester Arena . The Prime Minister has condemned the "appalling" incident and General Election campaigning has been suspended.
Clarke campaigned for Trump during the 2016 election and has been one of his most prominent supporters since the election. Clarke got his master's degree from the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterrey, California.
MEMORIAL DAY MONDAY: Partly cloudy skies will develop for Memorial Day Monday, with a high temperature of 79 degrees. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except for higher amounts possible in thunderstorms.
Catering services for the prestigious train will be managed by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). Tejas Express will soon be pressed into service on the Delhi-Chandigarh, Delhi-Lucknow routes as well.
Trump Voters Lean to Russia as Ally Over Others
More than two thirds, 68 percent, said that Russian interference in the election is "very important" or "somewhat important". According to the survey, the president's job approval rating declined to 45 percent now from 49 percent in March.
Korea fires shots at N. Korea after object crosses border
Later on Sunday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told Fox News that North Korea nuclear testing was "disappointing, disturbing". South Korea says it has fired warning shots at an object that flew across the demilitarised zone from North Korea .
Cooler with occasional rain and a t-storm on Thursday
As I mentioned Memorial Day has the best chance (60%) for widespread showers and storms which could interrupt your holiday plans. Highs will pick up Tuesday , with high 60s to low 70s expected through Friday , when we should also see a gradual clearing.
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NFL To (Finally) Loosen Celebration Penalties
Now the interesting part will be whether owners - a group which skews rather older than players - are willing to go along. May 23, 2017Prolonged acts, miming weapons, offensive gestures, sexually suggestive stuff still expected to be banned.
Nike Announces New Collection of Apple Watch Bands
According to the company, the new band colors have been "inspired by a shade of the sky, from dawn to dusk". Apple and Nike have a rich history of coming together and collaborating on various products.
New Microsoft Surface Pro Coming Our Way on Tuesday
The images also show Microsoft sticking with USB 3.0 with the new Surface Pro , eschewing USB-C connections. The latter two are probably going to be sold as optional accessories in black, blue, red and silver colors.