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Davos: Trump Calls on Partners to Confront 'Iran’s Support for Terrorists'

Davos: Trump Calls on Partners to Confront 'Iran’s Support for Terrorists'

Friday, 26 January, 2018 - 14:00
US President Donald Trump waves after delivering his speech at the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos. Fabrice Coffrini / AFP Photo

Speaking Friday at the Davos World Economic Forum in Switzerland US President Donald Trump called on world powers to confront threats posed by Iran.

The US leader called on allies to block Iran's path to nuclear weapon.

“We continue to call on partners to confront Iran’s support for terrorists and block Iran’s path to nuclear weapon,” Trump told the forum.

The president also raised the issues of North Korea and Afghanistan saying that countries need to apply "maximum pressure to de-nuke" the Korean peninsula.

"We are committed to ensuring that Afghanistan never again becomes a safe haven for terrorists wanting to commit mass-murder, " he added.

He also highlighted the war against terrorist group ISIS.

"The coalition to defeat ISIS has taken almost 100 per cent of the territory once held by these killers," he said.

Trump stated that the fight against militants is not over and stressed the need to work "together to defeat terrorists".

He said US was making “historic investments” in the military because “we cannot have prosperity without security”.

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