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Fri Feb 14, 2020, 07:26 PM

Trump pushed U.S. and Iran 'close to the brink,' Iran's Zarif tells NBC News

Source: NBC News

MUNICH Iran and the U.S. exchanged angry letters during the recent confrontation that followed the U.S. drone strike that killed Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and the two sides came "very close to the brink," Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told NBC News.

In an exclusive interview with NBC's Chief Foreign Correspondent Richard Engel, Zarif said relations remained tense after the January showdown and blamed President Donald Trump for pursuing a misguided policy toward Iran.

"It's unfortunate that the United States, based on misinformation, based on ignorance and arrogance, combined on a course that has brought the region very close to the brink," Zarif said. "We were very close to a war."

Zarif alleged that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo had written an "extremely inappropriate letter to Iran" at the height of the crisis in January and that his government responded with a strongly worded reply.



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Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin Friday OP
dem in texas Saturday #1
mpcamb Saturday #2
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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 03:39 AM

1. What would have happened if the US soldiers had been in their barracks?

If the missiles had killed a bunch of US troops, we'd be in the middle of a war with Iran right now. Our stupid president probably hasn't figured this out but the top military and security staff sure as hell have.

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Response to dem in texas (Reply #1)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 01:05 PM

2. Interesting that this week 7 r's voted to keep his tiny fingers far away from a trigger.

It points out how truly stupid they know he is.

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Response to mpcamb (Reply #2)

Sat Feb 15, 2020, 01:49 PM

3. Another good reason to remove dementia boy..


saving the lives of soldiers..and civilians..but nooo

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