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Macron: ‘Israeli’, US Rhetoric on Iran ‘Would Lead Us to War’
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French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday criticized ‘Israel', the United States, and Saudi Arabia for encouraging the Iranian anti-regime protests, saying the three countries could "lead us to war."
"The official line pursued by the United States, ‘Israel' and Saudi Arabia, who are our allies in many ways, is almost one that would lead us to war," Macron said, according to Reuters.
Calling for dialogue with the Islamic Republic, Macron said France wanted to avoid "surreptitiously rebuilding an ‘axis of evil,'" a reference to countries singled out by former US president George W. Bush including Iran, North Korea, and Iraq.
US President Donald Trump has been supporting the Iran protesters in a series of tweets, drawing a furious response from Tehran.
Trump, who considers the Islamic Republic his number one enemy in the Middle East, on Wednesday promised unspecified support for Iranians trying to "take back" their government.
For his part, Zionist Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised the "heroic" demonstrators protesting against the "regime" in a YouTube video published Monday.
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