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Iran’s foreign minister is a Twitter troll


9th November 2017 - Quoted by Tom Rogan - The Washington Examiner

When he's not taking orders from Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif is trolling people on Twitter. Here's what he's been up to over the past couple of weeks.

On Oct. 22, Zarif claimed that the U.S. is stealing Iraq from its people. This is a popular Iranian claim, but one with a simple, sustaining purpose: to distract from Iran's effort to steal Iraqi and Lebanese democracy.

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Then it was the turn of the CIA and the Foundation for Defense of Democracies to face Zarif's wrath. Recognizing that the Trump administration has rightly called out Iran for its support of al Qaeda, Zarif is twisting in the wind. He has nothing to say because he knows Iran has been caught red-handed. So instead, he lies and follows in the Russian modus operandi of cultivated conspiracies.

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