‘Immature and weak-minded’: Iran rebukes Saudi crown prince for Hitler comparison

Tehran has responded to controversial comments made by the Saudi Arabian crown prince, in which Prince Mohammad bin Salman compared Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler.

In a statement Friday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi said bin Salman has discredited himself through his remarks. “No one in the world and in the international arena gives credit to him because of his immature and weak-minded behavior and remarks,” he said.

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Saudi Arabia’s crown prince would also do well to remember the fates of other strongmen in the Middle East when they overstepped their boundaries, Qassemi warned.

“Now that he has…

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