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Trump Won't 'Tolerate' Iran's Threats, Sarah Sanders Warns

Trump Won't 'Tolerate' Iran's Threats, Sarah Sanders Warns

Speaking at a gathering of Iranian ambassadors and heads of Iran's missions overseas earlier on Sunday, President Rouhani responded to the United States claim over completely stopping Iran's oil exports; "Iran has many "straits" apart from the Strait of Hormuz, through which to ship its oil, in case Iran's exports are blocked".

President Donald Trump's all-caps Iran tweet anxious many, including CNN Global Affairs Analyst Max Boot.

Gheybparvar said Iran's people and military would "stand firm in the face of enemies, " and that Trump's comments amounted to little more than psychological warfare.

"The Europeans will have to decide to work with the US economy or the Iranian economy and I believe they will choose your economy".

Mimicking Trump's bellicose Twitter threat directed at Iran's leaders the previous day, Zarif wrote: "UNIMPRESSED..."

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the administration's tough stance.

Following Rouhani's statement that hostile US policies toward could lead to the "mother of all wars," Trump took to Twitter to address the Iranian leader.

Rouhani threatened the U.S. Sunday in Tehran while meeting with other Iranian diplomats, according to Iran's state-owned news agency, IRNA.

He also reiterated that the administration seeks to force Iranian crude exports "as close to zero as possible by November 4", when the U.S. sanctions lifted by the nuclear deal snap back into place.

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GETTY WAR Iran and the US have been at loggerheads over the nuclear deal

A top Iranian official played down the campaign, saying Washington had sought in vain to undermine the government since the Islamic Revolution of 1979.

"If anybody's inciting anything, look no further than to Iran", press secretary Sarah Sanders said, adding that Mr Trump has been "very clear about what he's not going to allow to take place".

Trump directly addressed the Iranian leader with his threat.

The tweet came on the heels of Rouhani's warning to Trump that hostile policies could lead to the "mother of all wars" with Iran.

Iranian officials have said USA measures equal an "economic war" on Iran.

Trump announced earlier this year that he was pulling the US out of the Iran nuclear deal.

Pompeo told a largely Iranian-American audience on Sunday that Iran's leadership was guilty of widespread corruption and abuse of individual rights.

The Ambassador said the Iranian people see the regime investing money in terror locations around the world, money that could go to domestic projects.