Iran‘s Revolutionary Guards call Trump “evil and adventurous”

LONDON – Iran‘s elite Revolutionary Guards called U.S. President Donald Trump "evil and adventurous" on Tuesday and accused him of waging economic war, as Washington‘s reimposed sanctions ramped up pressure on Tehran‘s economy

The Revolutionary Guards‘ rebuke came hours before Trump and Iran‘s moderate President Hassan Rouhani were both due to attend a U.N. General Assembly meeting in New York. Rouhani has come under increasing pressure from hardliners since Trump‘s actions.

"The evil and adventurous American president has focused on an economic war and cruel sanctions to deviate the Iranian nation from the revolutionary values and its national interests," the Revolutionary Guards said in a statement published on state media.

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