Iran‘s Rouhani warns Trump ‘don‘t play with the lion‘s tail‘

DUBAI – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday cautioned the US President Donald Trump about pursuing hostile policies against Tehran, saying "America should know … war with Iran is the mother of all wars," the semi-official ISNA news agency reported.

Addressing a gathering of Iranian diplomats, Rouhani said: "Mr Trump, don‘t play with the lion‘s tail, this would only lead to regret," ISNA reported. Other Iranian agencies carried similar reports.