Iran’s Supreme Leader Reacts to Nuke Deal: Trump’s ‘Corpse Will Be Worm Food’


Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Khamenei, took a page out of President Donald Trump’s book Wednesday, embarking on a wild tweetstorm in response to the US decision to pull out of his country’s nuclear deal.

“Last night you heard the shallow statements Trump made,” Khamenei’s English-language Twitter account declared, claiming there “were several lies in his speech” and that he “threatened the Iranian govt. and the Iranian nation”

But the supreme leader’s account wasn’t done with its rant, following up with a tweet declaring Trump’s “corpse will also be worm food while [Islamic Republican of Iran] stands strong”:

CNN’s Jim Sciutto also reported the supreme leader’s comments:

It also appeared to lament the hobbling of the deal, claiming the US wants to have dominance over Iran and the Persian Gulf States:

No response from Donald Trump’s Twitter account as of yet, as the president has been instead tweeting about revoking the press’s credentials and Candace Owens.

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