Iran has not taken kindly to President Trump’s response to Wednesday’s twin terror attacks in Tehran, labeling his Tweets of support – and realistic concern – as an insult to the country.
“Repugnant WH (White House) statement & Senate sanctions as Iranians counter terror backed by US clients. Iranian people reject such US claims of friendship,” Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif tweeted Thursday.
These comments are in stark contrast to the very caring and concise statement given by President Trump regarding the bombings.
“We grieve and pray for the innocent victims of the terrorist attacks in Iran, and for the Iranian people who are going through such challenging times.”
He then added, “We underscore that states that sponsor terrorism risk falling victim to the evil they promote.”
This may have upset the Foreign Minister, but it doesn’t change the fact that the evidence supports President Trump’s comments. According to the Iranian Intelligence Ministry, five of the six attackers had previously fought with ISIS in Mosul and Raqqa.
The statement said further that the five men were associated with extremist Sunnis and left Iran after joining ISIS.
Zarif’s response to President Trump is looking more and more like a deflection of the real issue here. Our President and the citizens of this country truly want an end to global terror, and lambasting our Commander-In-Chief for continuing to express this desire will only hinder progress. Instead of placing blame on man for simply expressing concern, maybe the focus should be on ultimately disbanding these inhuman terrorist organizations.
It is time for all representatives – foreign or domestic – to STOP BLAMING PRESIDENT TRUMP for a long history of terrorism!
Source: Liberty Writers