The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has publicly spoken for the first time since the inauguration of US President Trump. He dismissed the “on notice” decision by the US following the test-firing of a ballistic missile.
On 3rd February, Trump posted a message to Iran on Twitter: “Iran is playing with fire - they don't appreciate how "kind" President Obama was to them. Not me!”
A proposal to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organisation is currently being reviewed by the US President Donald Trump and his administration.
According to officials in the know, several government agencies have been approached regarding the proposal.
Walking away from appeasing Tehran
Newswires on Monday (6 Feb) reported on the Kremlin’s disagreement with US President Trump’s hardball stance labeling the illegitimate Iranian government as ‘the number one terrorist state’. And which the US administration has the support of the People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran (PMOI/MEK).
Vice President Mike Pence has warned the Iranian Regime to think twice about testing Donald Trump’s patience in an interview on ABC with George Stephanopoulos.
His warning came just days after the Trump administration imposed new sanctions on Iran.
Pence said: “Iran would do well not to test the resolve of this new president. [They should] think twice about their continued hostile and belligerent actions.”
On February 3, 2017 article in Yahoo News stated that The United States sanctioned 13 individuals and 12 entities on Friday. This occurred just days after the White House put Iran "on notice" over a ballistic missile test and other activities. These sanctions were written so as not to violate the Nuclear Deal with the country. The White House declined comment.
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