Iran berates U.S. over police killing

Iran berates U.S. over police killing
Javad Zarif at 2019 Munich Security Conference. YouTube video

[Ed. – Well, I was feeling pretty good until I heard we fall short of the mullahs’ standard.  Woe.  They’re meme-ing us too.]

Iran took Washington to task on Saturday over the alleged killing of an unarmed black man by a white police officer that sparked protests in the United States over racial injustice.

“Some don’t think #BlackLivesMatter,” Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Twitter. “To those of us who do: it is long overdue for the entire world to wage war against racism. Time for a #WorldAgainstRacism.”

“The U.S. government is squandering its citizens’ resources,” Zarif said in a tweet echoing a 2018 statement from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The tweet featured an image of Pompeo’s statement addressing protests in Iran, but with elements crossed out and replaced.

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