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Iranian President: Iranians Chanting ‘Death To America’ Don’t Mean It Personally

Iranians Chanting ‘Death To America’ Don’t Mean It Personally

Translation: American disturbance over the chants may scuttle the deal so we have to put out this ridiculous story.

Via ABC:

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani has tried to reassure a skeptical American public that crowds chanting “death to America” in Tehran do not mean it personally.

 

Iran’s president says crowds in Tehran chanting “death to America” don’t mean it personally.

 

Hassan Rouhani said the famous Friday ritual is a reaction to previous Washington policy decisions that hurt Iran.

 

Many in the United States are still convinced that Iran, which is ultimately led not by Mr Rouhani but by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, remains bent on their country’s destruction.

 

In an interview with 60 Minutes due to be broadcast on Sunday, Mr Rouhani said the famous Friday ritual is a reaction to previous Washington policy decisions that hurt Iran.

 

In April, US president Barack Obama’s administration signed a deal with Mr Rouhani’s government to release Iran from many of the sanctions harming its economy in return for tight controls on its nuclear program.

 

But many in the US are still convinced that Iran, which is ultimately led not by Mr Rouhani but by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, remains bent on their country’s destruction. More

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