Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has said that Tehran will continue "resisting" US economic and political pressure, amid heightened tensions in the Gulf region, reported Al Jazeera.
Khamenei: Iran Will Continue Resisting US Pressure
STEPANAKERT, JUNE 5, ARTSAKHPRESS: Khamenei addressed a crowd in Tehran on Tuesday to mark the 30th anniversary of the death of Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, founder of the Islamic Republic.
Without mentioning the United States by name the Iranian leader said his country's defiance is its only option.
"Standing and resisting the enemy's excessive demands and bullying is the only way to stop him," he said in a speech broadcast on state television.