(June 3, 2018 / MEMRI) Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said that Iran requires “real guarantees” from Britain, Germany and France because “we do not trust them.”
“If the Europeans do not meet these demands, we will have the right to renew our nuclear activity,” he said, and the crowds responded with chants of “Death to America!” and “Death to England!”
The speech was attended by a large group of Iranian officials, and Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif can be seen joining in the chants. Comparing America to “the famous cat from ‘Tom and Jerry,’ ” Khamenei further said that “all their exaggerated tricks and ploys have failed.”
The speech aired on Iran’s Channel 1 TV on May 24.