Israel, Saudi “ecstatic” at Trump tweet to Iran, claims regime TV

In this news bulletin from Iranian state TV, the newsreader claims that US President Donald Trump’s recent tweet warning of “consequences the likes of which few in history have ever suffered before” in response to any further Iranian threats against the USA”.

In the tweet written in block capitals and addressed to Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani, which was posted on Sunday, July 23, President Trump wrote: ‘To Iranian President Rouhani: NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN OR YOU WILL SUFFER CONSEQUENCES THE LIKES OF WHICH FEW THROUGHOUT HISTORY HAVE EVER SUFFERED BEFORE. WE ARE NO LONGER A COUNTRY THAT WILL STAND FOR YOUR DEMENTED WORDS OF VIOLENCE & DEATH. BE CAUTIOUS”.

The newsreader says: “Trump’s tweet against Iran has caused Saudi officials and the Zionist regime [Israel] to become deliriously ecstatic and joyous as the Zionist Prime Minister and the ambassador to Saudi Arabia expressed their appreciation at the change in the US’ position towards Iran from the previous administration of the United States.”