War of Words between Trump and Rouhani

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Trump in May withdrew the U.S. from the Iran nuclear deal, which eased sanctions on Iran in exchange for restraints on its nuclear weapons program. He also promised support for Iranians unhappy with their government. "And Iranians have heard them - albeit more civilized ones - for 40 years", he said, adding that Iran "has been around for millennia" and has witnessed the fall of empires, including its own, "which lasted more than the life of some countries".

Germany has called for restraint amid escalating rhetoric between the two leaders.

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"America should know that peace with Iran is the mother of all peace, and war with Iran is the mother of all wars", Rouhani said.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the administration's tough stance.

Bagheri stressed that Trump is attempting "to create a rift" among the Iranian people.

"North Korea best not make any more threats to the United States".

He accused the United States of working to weaken and "overthrow" the clerical establishment and create divisions in the country.

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Earlier this year, Mr Trump pulled the United States out of the global deal meant to prevent Tehran from developing a nuclear weapon and ordered increased American sanctions.

Seed Leilaz said he was not "worried about the remarks and tweets", which he described as propaganda.

Mara also noted that Trump also directed violent language toward North Korea - before meeting with Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

The head of Iran's Basij militia on Monday dismissed threats by US President Donald Trump as "psychological warfare", local media reported.

Rouhani's apparent warning on July 3 that Iran may disrupt oil shipments from neighbouring countries came in reaction to looming USA sanctions and efforts by the administration of President Donald Trump to force all countries to halt purchases of Iranian oil.

"They will receive a firm and strong response to an unbelievable degree in the places and interests where they are based in the region and around the world", said Major General Mohammad Bagheri, according to the official IRNA news agency. "The United States is with you".

Rouhani's comments came during a speech delivered in front of diplomats in the Iranian capital.

Iran's economy and currency has tanked since Trump withdrew Washington from the 2015 Iranian nuclear agreement.

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