US warns Iran of ‘ hell to pay’ if crossed

Panay News - - WORLD / SPORTS -

WASH­ING­TON – United States Na­tional Se­cu­rity Ad­viser John Bolton has warned Iran’s rulers that there will be “hell to pay” if they harm the US, its cit­i­zens or al­lies.

His com­ments came hours af­ter Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump ac­cused Iran of sow­ing “chaos, death and de­struc­tion” across the Mid­dle East.

Ira­nian Pres­i­dent Has­san Rouhani re­sponded by crit­i­ciz­ing the Trump ad­min­is­tra­tion for its hos­til­ity.

The US re­cently im­posed sanc­tions af­ter leav­ing the 2015 Iran nu­clear deal.

The ac­cord, ne­go­ti­ated by for­mer Pres­i­dent Barack Obama, saw Iran limit its nu­clear ac­tiv­i­ties in ex­change for sanc­tions re­lief. ( BBC)

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United States Na­tional Se­cu­rity Ad­viser John Bolton speaks at the United Against Nu­clear Iran Sum­mit in New York.

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