BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:20 A.M.) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani commented on the ongoing tension between Iran and the United States while speaking to the press alongside Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Tehran on Wednesday, marking the first visit to Iran by a Japanese Prime Minister since the 1979 revolution.

Rouhani stated during the press meeting that Iran does not war, but warned that his nation is ready to give a ‘firm’ response if they are pushed.

Tensions between the U.S. and Iran are at an all-time high, with Washington threatening to respond to any provocation by Tehran with force.

 

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