Protests in Iran, particularly the capital, Tehran, enter their second day as thousands of protestors demand action following a collapse in the value of the Iranian rial. PresidentHassan Rouhani takes to live TV to call the protests "foreign media propaganda" and says the United States is waging "psychological, economic and political war" with Iran. Protestors blame the Iranian government for the crisis, saying billions are being wasted on expensive conflicts. Iran blames sanctions imposed by US PresidentDonald Trump.
President Hassan Rouhani promises citizens the country will withstand currency drop and new US sanctions after Donald Trump’s withdrawal from nuclear deal