Saudi King blames Iran for exporting terrorism

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Saudi Arabia´s King Salman on Sunday accused regional rival Iran of exporting extremist movements to the world and vowed to eliminate Daesh.
“The Iranian regime has been the spearhead of global terrorism since the Khomeini revolution” in 1979, King Salman said in a speech to leaders including US President Donald Trump.
“We did not know terrorism and extremism until the Khomeini revolution reared its head,” he said.
Saudi Arabia was also determined to “eliminate Daesh”, the king said of the extremist organisation. The Saudi leader´s speech came minutes before a highly anticipated address by Trump.—Agencies

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