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Trump Issues Baffling Statement on ‘War’ and ‘Negotiation’ After Killing of Top Iran General

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President Donald Trump has issued a series of tweets since the United States killed one of Iran’s top military commanders in an airstrike near Baghdad’s international airport Thursday night. His most explicit reference to the strike came early Friday morning.

After tweeting out a small jpeg of an American flag on Thursday night, following by retweeting travel warnings from the State Department, Trump made the following vague statement Friday: “Iran never won a war, but never lost a negotiation!”

The tweet was met with confusion.

UPDATE: Trump has now issued a more comprehensive statement on the strike:

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