Donald Trump clarified that he does not seek a war with the Iranian regime, amid growing tensions with the Islamic Republic in the Persian Gulf, and was willing to a possible contact, but stressed that without conditions.
In an interview broadcast on Sunday by NBC News, the president of the United States referred to the shooting down, last Thursday, of an American drone and his decision to suspend an attack against Iranian targets to avoid the loss of lives.
«I’m not looking for a war, but if there is, it will be a destruction like never before, but I’m not looking to do that,» said the president, who stressed the need for the Persian country not to develop a weapon. nuclear.
«They want to talk, well, otherwise they can have a bad economy in the next three years,» added Trump, who asked about some condition for a rapprochement, said: «As far as I’m concerned, there are no preconditions.» .
The interview with the president was transmitted while the tension between Washington and Tehran is increasing.
This Sunday, the vice president, Mike Pence, confirmed in an interview with CNN that Trump’s message «is very clear», in the sense that his country will not allow Iran to obtain a nuclear weapon.
In addition, Pence assured that the American ruler will announce on Monday «additional sanctions against Iran», without specifying more details.