Israel's ambassador to the United Nations said Tuesday that Iranians are "panicking" in response to increasing sanctions and rejecting the regime's latest rhetoric.
A spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry said on a tweet on Tuesday that this was new US sanctions, which are directed against Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and other Iranian officials, permanently end any chance of diplomacy between countries.
Amb. Danny Danon said in the "America's Newsroom" that the situation was far from the "end of diplomacy," as Tehran claims, arguing that the opposite is true.
"Iranians are panicking and threatening to close the door The more sanctions you impose, the greater the chance you will bring them back to the courtroom," Danon said.
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Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was discussing the issue White House made fun The US and Iran have experienced an exponential surge in recent weeks, according to Washington's first US sanctions on the attacks on two oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. The situation worsened last week after Tehran admitted shooting down a US $ 1
Last Thursday, targeted retaliatory attacks were carried out against Iranian targets, which President Trump has canceled because of the possible number of casualties.
Trump warned Iran on Twitter on Tuesday, stressing that any attack on the Americans "will be taken with great and overwhelming force."
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Danon stressed that effective sanctions had led Iran to the negotiating table in 2013 during the Obama administration. He said the result was a "bad deal" for the Iranian nuclear program in 2015, but it proved that Iranians will negotiate tough sanctions.
Now, the president imposed sanctions against the leadership of the Iranians and they impose & # 39; "I do not like it at all," he said, adding that Israel will work with the US and others in the region to counter Iran's "aggression."
Edmund DeMarche of Fox News contributed to this report.