Along these lines, addressing Arab neighbors, he said it is "a big lie" that Iran causes wars in other Islamic countries and urged them to have "self-confidence." "The greatest punishment for the United States will be its departure from the region," Jamenei said, referring to the US troops and the objective declared by his State after the murder of the powerful general, Qasem Soleimani, on January 3.
For his part, the Shiite, referred to the attack on a military base of US troops in Iraq and said it was "a blow against the United States, which broke its prestige and arrogance." In addition, he described Trump as being a "clown" who pretends to support the Iranians, but will eventually betray them.
As for the surrender, he said that several European countries are looking for Iran to "kneel" before them because they are "lackeys and tools at the service of the United States." "Their negotiations have many pitfalls and reflect their ill will, we cannot trust them," said the leader in reference to France, the United Kingdom and Germany, who expressed strong differences regarding the nuclear agreement with Iran.RELATED
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