Iranian president compares Trump to Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein

Iranian President Hassan Rowhani compared his US counterpart to the late Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in comments on Wednesday. “In recent Iranian history we have had to deal with two madmen twice … [Donald] Trump and Saddam,” Rowhani said. One involved Iran in a military war (1980-88), the other in an economic one, the president said on state television. “Saddam was executed for his crimes … Trump’s fate is not going to look much better either,” Rowhani said. In the end, however, Iran was victorious in both wars, Rowhani said. Saddam able to occupy the south and south-west of Iran, and T…

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