Yet another example of how relations with Iran have improved under Obama
Keep sucking up to Ahmadinejad and Khameini, Barack. Maybe one day they'll accept you as one of their own
Thousands of Iranians chanting "Death to America" burnt US flags on
Friday to mark the 33rd anniversary of the seizure of the US embassy in
Tehran, just days before the American presidential election.
demonstrators also chanted anti-British and anti-Israeli slogans, and
burnt Israeli flags, in front of the site of the former embassy, dubbed
the "den of spies" by the authorities who sponsor the annual
commemoration, an AFP photographer reported.
This year's rally
came just days before Tuesday's US presidential election in which
Republican challenger Mitt Romney has made Iran's controversial nuclear
programme a top foreign policy issue.
"The greatest threat the
world faces is a nuclear Iran," Romney said in a campaign debate with
Democratic incumbent Barack Obama.
Speaking at Friday's rally, the commander of Iran's volunteer
Islamist Basij militia, Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, said the
Islamic republic will face the sanctions head on.
nation has chosen its path and will overcome the sanctions by adopting
the 'economy of resistance'," he said, referring to supreme leader
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's policy of confronting the punitive measures.
What could go wrong?
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