#Iran's chief apologist @JZarif hosted a Taliban delegation today in Tehran.

Iran's regime has long had close contact & relations with the Taliban. See thread below for more on ties between Tehran & the Taliban.

April 29, 2013
#Iran's dictator Ali @Khamenei_ir meeting with a Taliban delegation on the sidelines of the ‘Scholars and Islamic Awakening’ conference in Tehran.
#Iran also has ties with Al-Qaeda

Senior IRGC member:
-[In 1990s] we were in Bosnia as Red Crescent providing military training to jihadists.
-We were w/ Al-Qaeda. They learned our style.
-We established jihadi units w/ [extremists] from across the globe.
For those interested, read this thread providing sourced reports & links on #Iran's close ties with Al-Qaeda.

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#Iran—Long lines for cooking oil.

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And this was prior to U.S. President Donald Trump exiting the deal.
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