Iran fury: How Ayatollah dubbed UK 'source of misery' in violent rant

IRAN is currently embroiled in a hostile political row with the US after a series of military clashes – but, while the Supreme Leader in Tehran takes aim at US President Donald Trump, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has also blasted the UK on multiple occasions, calling Britain the source of "threats, corruption and misery".

Iran's leader Khamenei made the scathing comment in 2016 in an aggressive response to then Prime Minister Theresa May, who had criticised Tehran's threatening rhetoric. Mrs May had called on the Gulf Arab states to work with the West to “push back against Iran’s aggressive regional actions, whether in Lebanon, Iraq, Yemen, Syria or in the Gulf itself” in December 2016.

Mrs May also added that she was “clear-eyed about the threat that Iran poses to the Gulf and...
source: Express

2020-01-14 15:17
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