Iran Digest Week of April 5-12

Iran Digest Week of April 5-12

US-Iran Relations

Revolutionary Guard Corps: Iran hits back at US terrorist claim

Iran's leaders have responded angrily to US President Donald Trump's designation of its elite Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) as a foreign terrorist organisation.

It is the first time the US has labelled another nation's military in this way.

President Hassan Rouhani said the US was the "leader of world terrorism".

Washington-Tehran tensions have risen since Mr Trump withdrew the US from the international Iran nuclear pact. (BBC)

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