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Iran's Islamic Revolution Meant "40 Years Of Failure": Trump Advisor

13 February, 2019, 04:39 | Author: Ted Wilson
  • Israel warns Iran this could be last anniversary

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iranians are pouring out onto the streets of Tehran and other cities and towns across the country, marking the date 40 years ago that's considered victory day in the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution.

The problem, for Khamenei, is that there is a public record of such virulent, hateful chanting going as far back as the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

Iran displayed its ballistic missile capabilities during a parade, including the Zolfaqar, a ground-to-ground missile with a 700 km (435 miles) range and the Qiam, with a range of 800 km, according to Tasnim news agency.

The Ayatollah urged crowds to turn out in vast numbers for the 40th anniversary of the revolution in a show of Iranian unity to the world. 40 years of terror.

Iran was determined to expand its military power and ballistic missile program despite mounting pressure from hostile countries to curb Iran's defensive work, state TV reported Rouhani as saying.

'The long-suffering Iranian people deserve a much brighter future, ' he added.

This year's anniversary come as tensions are rising with the USA and Iran is grappling with re-imposed US sanctions.

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Tensions between Washington and Tehran are high after the USA withdrew from an global nuclear deal aimed at curbing Iran's nuclear ambitions, and re-imposed sanctions that have hurt the Iranian economy.

In January, President Hassan Rouhani said Iran was facing its worst economic crisis since the Shah was toppled.

Rouhani also promised that Iran would overcome its economic hardships, worsened by the restored USA sanctions.

Trump was echoed by National Security Adviser John Bolton, who published a spate of tweets, in which he argued in particular that "the 40th anniversary of the Iranian regime only serves to highlight four decades of failure and broken promises".

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a statement during his visit to a navy base in Haifa, Israel, February 12, 2019. He said, "The United States does not have the courage to shoot a single bullet at us".

Iranians attend a ceremony celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, at the Azadi, or Freedom Tower, in Tehran, Iran, Monday, Feb. 11. "They would do well to take that into account". Today, the United States, its Arab allies and Israel are trying to counter Tehran's growing influence in the Middle East, where it has proxies in Syria, Lebanon and Yemen.

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