February 3, 2017 / 12:55 PM / a year ago

Iran says will never use its weapons against anyone, except in self-defence

ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted on Friday that Tehran would never use its military might against any country, except in self-defence, in reaction to U.S. President Donald Trump’s tough approach towards Tehran.

“We will never use our weapons against anyone, except in self-defence. Let us see if any of those who complain can make the same statement,” he tweeted.

Writing by Parisa Hafezi; editingby Ralph Boulton

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