Iranians Chant ‘Death to America’ Ahead Of US Sanctions

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Iranians chant slogans as they march in support of the government near the Imam Khomeini grand mosque in the capital Tehran on December 30, 2017. Tens of thousands of regime supporters marched in cities across Iran in a show of strength for the regime after two days of angry protests directed against the country's religious rulers. / AFP PHOTO / TASNIM NEWS / HAMED MALEKPOURHAMED MALEKPOUR/AFP/Getty Images

Iranian protesters chanted “Death to America” on Sunday at a government-organized rally to mark the anniversary of the 1979 takeover of the U.S. Embassy in Iran, and ahead of new U.S. sanctions on the country’s oil industry, Reuters reported.

The news outlet reported that thousands of students burned the American flag, an effigy of Uncle Sam and photos of President Trump outside of a complex in Tehran that once housed the U.S. Embassy, according to the news service. The protest was broadcast on state television.

The protests and accompanying chants of “Death to America” are common at annual rallies to mark the embassy seizure, Reuters noted.

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{Matzav.com}

1 COMMENT

  1. Yeahhhh,wouldnt all those students and citizens love to live in USA and enjoy our freedoms.
    Poor souls are forced to demonstrate

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