Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has mocked President Donald Trump over a leaked email to Persian Gulf states by saying that Washington “wants to own humiliated slaves”.
According to Khamenei, Trump wrote to in he email: “I spent $7 trillion and you must do something in return.”
The New York Times citing own source confirmed that Trump had sent two the US allies two emails saying that the US has spent too much money to help allies in the Middle East and calling on the allies to contribute more efforts to counter Iran.
Additionally, Trump allegedly called on the allies to act more actively in regards of the Syrian conflict.
A few days ago Trump wrote a letter to leaders of #PersianGulf states, which was revealed to us. He wrote: “I spent $7 trillion and you must do something in return.” The U.S. wants to own humiliated slaves.
— Khamenei.ir (@khamenei_ir) 9 May 2018