President Donald J. Trump listens throughout a gathering on Fentanyl and the opioid epidemic within the Oval Workplace on the White Home on Tuesday, June 25, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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President Donald Trump stated Wednesday “I hope we don’t” have a struggle with Iran, nevertheless it “would not last very long.”
In an interview with Fox Enterprise Community, Trump additionally defined his resolution to name off navy strikes on Iran in retaliation for its downing of a U.S navy surveillance drone final week.
“I decided not to kill a lot of Iranians,” stated. “I like Iranians.”
Requested about the opportunity of struggle with Iran. Trump stated: “I can tell you that, it would not last very long.”
“We’re in a very strong position,” he added.
Trump instructed that he wouldn’t deploy U.S. troops to battle Iran if there have been a battle.
“I’m not talking boots on the ground,” he stated.
Trump on Tuesday warned on Twitter that any Iranian assault on Individuals can be met with “great and overwhelming force” and “obliteration.”
“Iran leadership doesn’t understand the words ‘nice’ or ‘compassion,’ they never have,” Trump wrote.
“Sadly, the thing they do understand is Strength and Power, and the USA is by far the most powerful Military Force in the world, with 1.5 Trillion Dollars invested over the last two years alone.”
Trump informed reporters within the Oval Workplace on Tuesday that he doesn’t want an “exit strategy” on the dispute with Iran.
“We would love to be able to negotiate a deal if they want to. If they don’t want to, that’s fine, too,” Trump stated.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday referred to as new sanctions slapped on the Islamic Republic by Trump “outrageous and idiotic” and stated the White Home was affected by a “mental illness.”