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The US president is seeking to cash in on the recent protests in some Iranian cities to stop waiving sanctions and to withdraw from the JCPOA.
Iran's UN mission has released a statement strongly condemning comments made by US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley concerning the riots in the country.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic's security and stability depend on its own people, adding that "infiltrators" will not be permitted to violate the rights of the Iranians.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi has lashed out at the US president for his rude comments about the Iranian nation, urging Trump to watch his language and address his own country’s problems instead of interfering in other states’ affairs.
Ali Shamkhani, the Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council (SNSC), says the recent riots in Iran were fueled by certain countries’ “proxy war” against the Islamic Republic via social media and the Internet.
Iranian ambassador to the UK has slammed US President Donald Trump for insulting the Iranian nation by calling them hungry, and expressed Tehran’s preparedness to help feed the huge number of hungry people in the US.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has strongly criticized the US president for trying to show sympathy for the Iranian protesters, saying that Trump has forgotten that he himself called Iran a ‘terrorist nation’ a few months ago.
Iran’s foreign ministry spokesman says the Iranian nation pays no heed to the US officials’ “interventionist” and hypocritical remarks about the recent gatherings in Iran.
Iranian First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri says the US is trying to prevent Tehran from reaping the benefits of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was supposed to be a good opportunity for the country’s development.
A senior political commentator says Europeans should not be expected to act against Washington's will when it comes to the Iran nuclear deal.