Trump blasts IRAN as 'Corrupt Dictatorship' during UN speech

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Trump slammed Iran as a “corrupt dictatorship” who is harming its own people in order to pay for "aggression abroad" during his speech to the United Nations General Assembly. He wants to threaten more sanctions against Tehran as well.


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“Iran's leaders sow chaos, death and destruction,” Trump told the annual gathering. “They do not respect their neighbors or borders or the sovereign rights of nations.”

Trump's speech in the green-marbled U.N. hall, while relatively low key, was aimed squarely at Iran, which the United States accuses of harboring nuclear ambitions and fomenting instability in the Middle East through its support for militant groups in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen.
Trump, who said in a Twitter post on Tuesday morning that he had given up hope for a meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while both were in New York, said he would keep up economic pressure on Tehran to try to force a change in its behavior.



Trump doesn't seem to like Iran, but as we've seen in the past, he will meet with them and work things out. Trump met with North Korea's Kim Jong-un and it went fine. There's no reason this meeting can't happen and be successful as well.