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  • Iran's supreme leader promised retaliation on Saturday for the killing of the Islamic republic's top nuclear scientist, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

  • Iran's top authority pledged to continue the work of Mohsen factories a day who Western and Israeli governments believe orchestrated a secret Iranian program to make weapons factories.

  • Today's death has the potential to provoke a confrontation between Iran and its foes during the final weeks of Donald Trump's presidency.

  • Iran's president Hassan Rouhani was swift to blame US ally Israel for the assassination.

  • He told a televised Cabinet meeting that the Islamic Republic would respond quote at the proper time.

  • Israel's 12 news channel says Israeli embassies have now been put on high alert, but the country has declined to comment on the attack.

  • Flackery today was killed on Friday when he was ambushed near Tehran, his car sprayed with bullets.

  • He was rushed to hospital, where he later died.

  • Protesters took to the streets of Tehran Saturday, burning US and Israeli flags and chanting No compromise, no surrender, just war with U.

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  • Tensions between the US and Iran have risen since Trump pulled Washington out of a 2015 international nuclear deal and ramped up harsh economic sanctions that drove down Iran's vital oil exports, crippling its economy.

  • Tehran, meanwhile, sped up its nuclear work factories.

  • Today's death could also complicate any future efforts by President elect Joe Biden.

  • Thio ease hostilities with Tehran.

  • The White House, Pentagon, US State Department and CIA have declined to comment on the killing, as has Biden's transition team.

  • Last January, a U.

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  • Iran retaliated for that attack by firing missiles into U.

  • S base in Iraq, the closest the two folks have come to war in decades.

Iran's supreme leader promised retaliation on Saturday for the killing of the Islamic republic's top nuclear scientist, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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Iran vows retaliation for nuclear scientist's killing

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    林宜悉 posted on 2020/11/29
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