Iranian Army and USA – level 2

15-04-2019 07:00

Last Monday, the USA officially called Iran’s army a foreign terrorist organisation. This is the first time that America called another country’s army ‘terrorists’.

Trump said this sends Iran a message that its support for terrorism has serious effects. The American government was thinking of doing this for years. In 2007, it called a part of the Iranian army terrorists. This group operates internationally.

Before the American government officially gave the news, Iranians said that this was ‘inappropriate and idiotic’. They also promised to react.

Difficult words: support (help), government (the people who are the bosses/leaders of a country), inappropriate (not appropriate – suitable, right).

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