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Trump says Iran crackdown 'brutal' and 'horrible'

AFP  |  Washington 

President Donald Trump on Thursday called a crackdown on demonstrations in Iran "brutal" and said the United States would react "strongly" to any threat from Iran to its interests in the region.

"They're killing a lot of people and they're arresting thousands of their own citizens in a brutal crackdown," Trump said at a meeting with UN diplomats at the White House.

Calling it a "horrible situation," Trump warned that any new threat from Iran "will be met very strongly.

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First Published: Fri, December 06 2019. 01:05 IST
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