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London - U.S. Defense Secretary Mattis Says Iran Continues To Sponsor Terrorism

Published on: March 31, 2017 12:41 PM
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U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis give a news conference with Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon (not shown) at Lancaster House in London March 31, 2017. REUTERS/Matt Dunham/Pool U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis give a news conference with Britain's Defence Secretary Michael Fallon (not shown) at Lancaster House in London March 31, 2017. REUTERS/Matt Dunham/Pool

London -  Iran is continuing to behave as an exporter of terrorism and still sponsors militant activity, U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis said in London on Friday.

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Asked about comments Mattis made in 2012 that the three primary threats the United States faced were “Iran, Iran, Iran,” Mattis told reporters that Iran’s behavior had not changed in the years since.

“At the time when I spoke about Iran I was a commander of US central command and that (Iran) was the primary exporter of terrorism, frankly, it was the primary state sponsor of terrorism and it continues that kind of behavior today,” Mattis said.



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 Mar 31, 2017 at 01:45 PM Hill Says:

Well we can think obama & hiLAIRy for giving Iran nukes!
Obama was the most damaging and dangerous president ever.
Thank G-D Hillary is lost!

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 Mar 31, 2017 at 03:53 PM Hoshomer Says:

Good thing Obama gave them $150 BILLION

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