Iran warns Macron against 'blindly' following Donald Trump


Ali Akbar Velayati, the top adviser to Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, was quoted as by Iran's semi-official Fars news agency as saying that French President Emmanuel Macron, who has raised concern over Iranian ballistic missile tests, 'is now acting as Trump’s lapdog' and that 'France should not blindly follow the Americans'.

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Iran on Sunday criticised French President Emmanuel Macron over his tough stance towards Tehran and said Paris would soon lose its international credibility if it “blindly follows” US President Donald Trump, reports Reuters.