In Persian New Year Message, Iran’s Zarif Slams US ‘Diktats,’ ‘Bullying’

March 21, 2019 | 12:49 AM EDT

In an English-language video message marking Nowruz, the Persian new year, Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif said Iranians have celebrated the holiday for more than 3,000 years “and will celebrate countless more before submitting to outside diktats, let alone those issued by an increasingly isolated power.”

 

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