Monday, May 22, 2017

Iran Accuses President Trump Of 'Iranophobia'

ABC News Online: Donald Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

Iran has accused the United States of selling arms to "dangerous terrorists" in the Middle East and of spreading "Iranophobia", following US President Donald Trump's visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia as part of his maiden overseas trip as President.

Mr Trump signed arms deals worth almost $US110 billion during his two-day visit to Saudi Arabia. He has since arrived in Israel, for separate meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Sending a tough message to Tehran shortly after pragmatist Hassan Rouhani was re-elected president, Mr Trump had urged Arab and Islamic leaders to unite to defeat Islamist militants, and said Iran had for decades "fuelled the fires of sectarian conflict and terrors".

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WNU Editor: President Trump's remarks are already being used by Iranian hardliners as ammo against the just elected President Rhouhani .... Iran's Hardliners Use Trump's Speech on Islam as Excuse to Hammer Rouhani (Time).

More News On Iran Accusing The United States Of Selling Arms To "Dangerous Terrorists" And Of Spreading "Iranophobia"

Iran accused the US of spreading 'Iranophobia' and arming 'dangerous terrorists' -- Reuters
Iran laughably rips Trump for spreading ‘Iranophobia’ -- Washington Times
Iran’s President Mocks Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia as ‘Just a Show’ -- NYT
US stirring up ‘Iranophobia’ to boost arms sales to Arab nations – Tehran -- RT
Iran President Hassan Rouhani blasts Trump's Saudi summit -- DW
Rouhani dismisses Trump warning over Iran 'threat' -- BBC
Iran calls Trump's Saudi visit 'theatrical' -- CNN
Iran's Rouhani: We will not wait for US's permission to test ballistic missiles -- FOX News
Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran -- Reuters
Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road' -- AP

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