The Iranian information minister issued a toughly worded response to US President Donald Trump after he posted a threatening tweet about “targeting” dozens of sites across Iran.

“Trump is a ‘terrorist in a suit’. He will learn history very soon that NOBODY can defeat ‘the Great Iranian Nation & Culture,’” Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi tweeted on Sunday, while also comparing the US president to Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL), Adolf Hitler and Mongolian conqueror Genghis Khan.

The minister was responding to an earlier tweet by Trump, in which he warned that the US has “targeted 52 Iranian sites,” including those important to “the Iranian culture,” that will be hit if Tehran attacks American citizens or assets.

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