International politics

Iran foreign Minister tweets back at Trump, tells him to ‘be cautious’

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has hit back at American President Donald Trump for the latter’s early morning tweet on Sunday  that threatened Iran.

Zarif also took to Twitter to have his say on the matter, tweeting:  “UNIMPRESSED … We’ve been around for millennia & seen fall of empires, incl our own, which lasted more than the life of some countries. BE CAUTIOUS!

Zarif wtweet is believed to be a direct response to Trump’s tweet on Sunday, which reads: “NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE.”

Trunp’s tweet is in response to a speech given by President Hassan Rouhani where he said a conflict with Iran would be the “mother of all wars”.

Zarif also said of what Trump’s tweet meant: “The world heard even harsher bluster a few months ago.

“And Iranians have heard them — albeit more civilised ones — for 40 yrs.”

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