Iran president says Trump will cost the US, calls him a political novice

Iran president says Trump will cost the US, calls him a political novice...
cnbc.com 02/02/2017 Politics

Keywords:#American, #Cnbc.com, #Donald_Trump, #Getty, #Getty_Images, #Hassan_Rouhani, #Iran, #Iranian, #Mexico, #Muslim, #NBC, #President, #Rouhani, #Tehran, #US, #United_States

By Silvia Amaro | @Silvia_Amaro
Getty Images Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

* * * Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is "new to politics" and still has a lot to learn.
"He has been in a different world. It's a totally new environment to him," he said at a space technology conference in Tehran.
"It will take him a long time and will cost the United States a lot, until he learns what is happening in the world," Rouhani added.
His comments followed an executive order from Trump to ban immigrants from seven Muslim-majority countries, including Iran, to enter the United States for 90 days. Trump denied on Sunday that his policy was based on religious grounds. Instead, he said it was about keeping the country safe.
According to Rouhani, such a decision will only harm the United States.
"They (the American government) have cried out for many years that they are against the government of Iran and back the people of Iran. Now they proved that their statements, which they have been making for years to be wrong so clearly, they have been thinking differently behind the scenes and have been uttering different words. Because this person (Trump) is a special character, he has removed the mask of hypocrisy and he is showing what they have in their hearts," the Iranian leader said.
"You have issued visas, you have stamped them in passports, you have signed them and now you say you don't accept it and they cannot travel to your country. They (the U.S. government) have contravened all international principals and commitments," he added.
Apart from Trump's immigration ban, Rouhani also criticized the decision by the new U.S. administration to build a wall on its border with Mexico.
"Today we live in a world of communications," he said. "Today is not a time for separating nations by walls," he added.
- Additional reporting by NBC.

---Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that U.S. President Donald Trump is “new to politics” and still has a lot to learn. ---
...

Read more from Source »

Related articles based on keyword density
IRAN NUCLEAR TALKS STUMBLE, EXTENDED UNTIL JULY ...
hosted.ap.org 24/11/2014 News
BY MATTHEW LEE AND GEORGE JAHN ASSOCIATED PRESS VIENNA (AP) -- Still facing significant differences between the U.S. and Iran, negotiators gave up on...View Details»

Global “Elders” urge Iran to build on nuclear deal - The Washington Po...
washingtonpost.com 28/01/2014 Politics
TEHRAN, Iran — The former head of the United Nations urged Iran Monday to build on a historic deal reached with world powers in November and work towa...View Details»

Media Scam? Iran and America Join Hands in Waging “The Global War on T...
globalresearch.ca 01/07/2014 Politics
By Prof Michel Chossudovsky Global Research, June 21, 2014 Following the incursion of jihadist rebels of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (IS...View Details»

Investors vie for toeholds in Iran's exploding market...
cnbc.com 17/05/2016 Economy
By Elizabeth MacBride, special to CNBC.com Thursday, 10 Mar 2016 | 9:29 AM ETCNBC.com SHARES Foreign investors are rushing to cash in on a bonanza in...View Details»

Rouhani Wins Re-election in Iran by a Wide Margin ...
nytimes.com 20/05/2017 News
By THOMAS ERDBRINKMAY 20, 2017 *** President Hassan Rouhani of Iran on May 13. With most of the votes from Friday’s election counted, the Interior M...View Details»


EOF