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March 21, 2015 9:17 pm

Iran’s Khamenei Calls for ‘Death to America’ as Kerry Touts Nuclear Talks Progress

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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: Screenshot.

Iran’s Supreme leader Ali Khamenei called for “Death to America” on Saturday, a day after President Barack Obama appealed to Iran to seize a “historic opportunity” for a nuclear deal and a better future, and as US Secretary of State John Kerry claimed substantial progress toward an accord.

Khamenei told a crowd in Tehran that Iran would not capitulate to Western demands. When the crowd started shouting, “Death to America,” the ayatollah responded: “Of course yes, death to America, because America is the original source of this pressure.

Read full story at the Times of Israel.

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