Iran leader vows opposition to US despite nuclear deal

2015-07-18 11:26
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (File, AFP)

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (File, AFP)

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Beirut- Iranian opposition to the "arrogant" United States will not change despite a nuclear deal with world powers, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Saturday, adding Tehran remains sharply at odds with US policy in the Middle East.

In an address marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, Khamenei said he wanted politicians to examine the agreement to ensure national interests were preserved, as Iran would not allow the disruption of its revolutionary principles or defensive abilities.

American leaders sought Iran's "surrender", he said. Iran would not welcome war but if there were one, the United States would be humiliated.

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