Iran's Supreme Leader: Policies Toward 'Arrogant' U.S. Won't Change
Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Saturday that the nuclear deal his country reached with world powers won’t have any effect on his country's policies toward the U.S.
"Our policy towards the arrogant U.S. government won't change at all," Khamenei said in a televised speech.
"U.S. policies in the region are 180 degrees in contrast to Iran's policies. Whether this [nuclear deal] is approved or disapproved, we won't give up supporting our friends in the region. The oppressed Palestinian nation, Yemen, Syria, Iraq, Bahrain, the honest mujahedeen of resistance in Lebanon and Palestine will enjoy our constant support."
Peter Doocy reported on "America's News Headquarters" that it appears that leaders in Tehran and Washington, D.C., won't become friends any time soon.
Doocy said it's likely that the White House was not surprised by the strong rhetoric coming from Khamenei.
"Their position is this: No matter what Iran says publicly, as long as they follow the terms of the deal quietly, then they won't have a nuclear bomb," Doocy said.
"The way President Obama explained harsh language coming from Tehran at a press conference dedicated just to defending the deal is that Iranians and their friends are just 'spinning.' And President Obama says that's just what politicians do."
Watch Doocy's full report above.
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