Iranian President earlier called war with Iran will be mother of wars
US President Donald Trump has warned Iran with a furious all-caps Twitter threatening it will “suffer consequences” like other (countries in the region) have suffered before.
The tweet posted late Sunday night came after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani who cautioned US leader not to “play with the lion’s tail” saying that “Americans “must understand that war with Iran is the mother of all wars and peace with Iran is mother of all peace.”
To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE. WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH. BE CAUTIOUS!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) July 23, 2018
Iranian President had also reminded US for its reach and influence in the region. “Iran’s strategic depth reaches the [Indian] Subcontinent to the east, and the Mediterranean to the west, the Red Sea to the south, and the Caucasus to the north,” he said. “We rooted Daesh out and saved the people in the region; we take pride in ourselves.”
On May 8, President Trump had unilaterally withdrew from a 2015 multilateral nuclear deal with Iran which was otherwise signed his predecessor Barrack Obama administration along with four other permanent UNSC members and Germany. UN Watchdog International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has verified Iran’s compliance more than a dozen times in less than two and a half years. The deal came into force in January 2016.
The withdrawal entailed not only the re-imposition of sanctions on Iran but also the so-called secondary sanctions on third countries. Some of those sanctions will take effect after a 90-day wind-down period ending on August 6, and the rest after a 180-day wind-down period ending on November 4.
US President has warned world countries to bring down Iranian oil imports to “zero” by early November. Several countries have expressed their displeasure on the US unreasonable pressure while many of them have rejected Washington’s desire.