Trump warns of ‘obliteration’ as Iran accuses White House of ‘mental retardation’ | ITV News

The new US sanctions targeting Iran’s supreme leader and other top officials mean the “permanent closure” of diplomacy as President Hassan Rouhani derided the White House as being “afflicted by mental retardation”.

US President Donald Trump called that a “very ignorant and insulting statement”, tweeting that an Iranian attack on any US interest will be met with “great and overwhelming force … overwhelming will mean obliteration”.

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