Iran’s Rouhani says Trump speech was full of insults and lies
14 October 2017 | 2:32 pm
Iran harshly reacted to President Donald Trump's decision not to certify its nuclear deal with six major powers, with President Hassan Rouhani saying Trump's speech was full of "insults and fake accusations."
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