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Iran military official calls for formation of anti-US coalition

Zanjan, It is time for the today globe to form an anti-US coalition worldwide against Washington's threatening stance and its sanctions against other states, a senior Iranian military official announced on Wednesday evening.

The US President Donald Trump is on bad terms with all world countries, including Iran, China, Russia, North Korea, Venezuela, Cuba and the European Union as well, Major General Yahya Rahim-Safavi, senior advisor of the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei, said at a local conference in Zanjan in northwest of the Iranian capital.

Trump is the self-absorbed and also a narcissist, Rahim-Safavi said.

He went on to say that the only way to fight the enemies' sanctions and threats is resistance.

About the US' anti-Iran measures, the senior official said Washington is after overthrow of the Islamic system.

We should get united to counter the enemies' sanctions.

After Washington's May 8 exit from the Iran Deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the US has given 90 to 180 wind-down period to other countries before it starts re-imposing sanctions on Tehran on November 4.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA


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