Iran’s Khamenei says Tehran will not abandon its missile program
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Tuesday that Tehran would not be "deceived" by US President Donald Trump
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’s offer of negotiations and would not give up its missile program.
Iran and the United States have been drawn into starker confrontation in the past month, a year after Washington pulled out of a deal between Iran and global powers to curb Tehran’s nuclear program in return for lifting international sanctions.
Trump has condemned the nuclear deal, signed by his predecessor Barack Obama
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, as flawed for not being permanent and for not covering Iran’s ballistic missile program and its role in conflicts around the Middle East. He has called on Iran to come to negotiating table to reach a new deal.
Trump said last week that Iran "has a chance to be a great country, with the same leadership. We’re not looking for regime change. I just want to make that clear. We’re looking for no nuclear weapons."
Reacting to those comments, Khamenei said in a speech broadcast on state television
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: "The US president recently said Iran can achieve development with its current leaders. That means they do not seek regime change... but this political trick will not deceive Iranian officials and the Iranian nation."
"America will not be able to deprive Iran of its missile capabilities," Khamenei said, speaking at a ceremony marking the 30th anniversary of the death of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Theocratic
Republic of Iran.
Posted by: Fred 2019-06-05