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Is Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei trolling Trump?

IANS  |  Tehran 

A picture showing Iran's Ayatollah reading a Persian-language edition of Michael Wolff's book "Fire and Fury", which claims that life in Donald Trump's is chaotic, have led to raised eyebrows.

Khamenei was pictured in a post on his feed at the Book Fair on Friday, just three days after ties between the US and took a significant turn for the worse, the reported.

Trump had on Tuesday pulled the US out of a multi-country deal that suspended sanctions on while limiting its nuclear activities, calling the deal "defective at its core", and placing more sanctions on

had responded with frustration, but it now appeared to be engaging in a more off-the-cuff manner, the said.

The photo was posted just days after Iran's appeared to troll the US in the wake of Trump's decision.

Trump had described the book as "fiction" and Wolff as a "fraud", when the book was released in January.

It was described as a "bombshell" by commentators as it raised doubts over Trump's mental health. It claimed that Trump pursued friends' wives and that his daughter would mock his hairstyle behind his back.

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First Published: Sat, May 12 2018. 09:38 IST
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