Iran’s Khamenei Calls Trump a ‘Clown’: Attacks ‘Contemptible’ West

Breitbart | 1/17/2020 | Staff
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Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out at U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday, calling him a “clown” who pretends to support the Iranian people but will “push a poisonous dagger” into their backs.

He also pointed to “contemptible” Western countries, saying they are too weak to “bring Iranians to their knees.”

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Khamenei unleashed his verbal attacks in his first Friday sermon in Tehran in eight years, AP reports. The last time he led Friday prayers in the capital was in 2012 on the 33rd anniversary of the country’s Islamic Revolution when he called Israel a “cancerous tumor” and vowed to support anyone confronting it.

The tirade came in the wake of widespread angry protests over the downing of Ukrainian International Airlines (UIA) Flight 752 by Iran’s military last week killing all onboard.

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Most of the passengers were Iranian citizens, as well as Ukrainians and Canadians on their way to a connecting flight in Kyiv to Canada.

Khamenei said the mass funerals for Iran’s top general, who was eliminated in a U.S. airstrike earlier this...
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