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Iran's Rouhani denounces US sanctions as 'economic terrorism'

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Iranian president says 'unjust and illegal' US sanctions are 'a clear example of terrorism'.
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US sanctions against Tehran are ‘economic terrorism' - Rouhani

US sanctions against Tehran are ‘economic terrorism' - Rouhani

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The US sanctions against Iran are blatant examples of “economic terrorism,” and by disrupting Tehran's ability to fight terrorist attacks, Washington puts its own security at risk, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
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Rouhani warns weakened Iran less able to fight trafficking

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TEHRAN, Iran - President Hassan Rouhani is warning Western countries that they will face a massive influx of drugs if Iran becomes weakened by U.S. sanctions.
Rouhani spoke in Tehran on Saturday at a six-nation conference on fighting terrorism attended by parliament speakers from Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan, Turkey, China and Russia.
In remarks broadcast on state TV, Rouhani said a weakened Iran would be less able to fight drug trafficking. Iran lies on a major drug route between Afghanistan and Europe and the Persian Gulf states. Every year, it burns about 100 tons of seized narcotics as...
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