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March 12, 2015 6:13 am

Khamenei Slams GOP Letter to Iran, Claims US Known for ‘Backstabbing’

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei condemned the letter Republican senators sent to the Islamic Republic. Photo: Screenshot.

Reuters- Iran’s Supreme Leader hit out on Thursday at a letter by US Republican senators threatening to undo any nuclear deal between Washington and Tehran, saying he was worried because the United States was known for “backstabbing,” Mehr news agency reported.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the ultimate authority on all Iranian matters of state, added at a meeting with President Hassan Rouhani and senior clerics that whenever negotiators made progress, the Americans became “harsher, tougher and coarser.”

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