Washington, May 20: “If Iran wants to fight, that will be the official end of Iran. Never Threaten the United States again!’’ US president Donald Trump warned Iran today in a tweet.
Mahammad Javed Zarif, Iran’s Foreign Minister downplayed the prospect of a new war in the region, saying Tehran opposed it and no party was under the illusion that the Islamic republic could be confronted. However, the trump administration has ordered non-essential diplomatic staff out of Iraq, citing threats from Iran-backed Iraqi armed groups.
Saudi Arabia’s minister of state for foreign affairs Adel Al Jubeir said that Saudi doesn’t want to go to war with Iran but would defend itself and if the other side chooses war the kingdom will respond with strength and determination to defend itself and interests.