Iran’s Rouhani calls on Mideast states to ‘drive back Zionism’

| April 18, 2019

Tehran (AFP) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called on Middle East states on Thursday to "drive back Zionism", in an Army Day tirade against the Islamic republic's archfoe Israel. Speaking flanked by top generals before troops began their annual march-past, Rouhani also sought to reassure the region that the weaponry on display was for defensive purposes and not a threat. "The regions nations have lived alongside each other for centuries and never had a problem...