Hundreds of thousands protest Trump in Iran

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Hundreds of thousands of Iranian demonstrators gathered to protest President Trump in Tehran on Friday, while celebrating the anniversary of the nation’s 1979 revolution.

According to Reuters, Iran’s state television reported that the crowd gathered to pledge its allegiance to the clerical establishment in opposition to Trump’s administration stating that U.S. has put Iran “on notice.”

“America and Trump cannot do a damn thing. We are ready to sacrifice our lives for our leader [Ayatollah Ali Khamenei],” an Iranian man told state television, according to the news source.

{mosads}According to the report, the crowd chanted “Death to America” while carrying effigies and banners of Trump.

State television also showed Iranians carrying a banner that read “Thanks Mr. Trump for showing the real face of America.”

Trump has been highly critical of Iran in recent weeks following the country’s launch of a ballistic missile, and his immigration and refugee executive order has led to rage across the Middle East.

“Iran has been formally PUT ON NOTICE for firing a ballistic missile. Should have been thankful for the terrible deal the U.S. made with them!” he tweeted last week.

“Iran was on its last legs and ready to collapse until the U.S. came along and gave it a life-line in the form of the Iran Deal: $150 billion,” Trump added in another tweet.

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