The Heat: US President Donald Trump takes on Iran

The Heat

The week started with threatening words from both sides. U.S. President Donald Trump sent a strongly worded tweet directly to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.

Iran was quick to respond with a tweet of its own, from Foreign Minister Javad Zarif.

The U.S. walked away from the Iran Nuclear Deal two months ago. But Trump’s rhetoric later softened when he signaled a new deal might be possible.

At a speech in the U.S. state of Missouri, Trump declared, “we are ready to make a real deal, not the deal that was done by the previous administration, which was a disaster.”

CGTN’s Nathan King reports.

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