Trump taunts Iran after rocket mysteriously explodes on launch pad

Trump uses Iran by & # 39; best wishes and good luck & # 39; to send after his rocket intended to launch a satellite orbiting the Earth mysteriously explodes on the launch pad

  • The president seemed to be chasing the explosion that took place before a scheduled launch on Thursday
  • Iran gave & # 39; technical & # 39; problems blame the accident
  • Trump went to Twitter to say that the US & # 39; was not involved in the catastrophic accident & # 39;
  • & # 39; I wish Iran the best of luck and good luck in determining what happened on Site One & # 39;
  • It is thought that the US orchestrated a cyber attack in 2005 along with Israel that damaged Iran's nuclear program
  • The CIA supported a coup in Iran in 1953, which led to continued distrust in Tehran
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President Donald Trump seemed to be tweaking his rival on Friday after a rocket failure at an Iranian launch site – and said the US was not involved & # 39; in the catastrophic accident.

The US has previously warned Iran not to undertake any activities, and feared that even domestic activities, such as launching a satellite into orbit, may mask ambitions to improve Iran's ballistic missile program.

& # 39; The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during the final preparations for the launch of the Safir SLV launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran, & # 39; tweeted Trump Friday afternoon using accurate language to communicate the country's familiarity with Iran.

& # 39; I wish Iran the best wishes and good luck in determining what happened on Site One & # 39 ;, Trump wrote.

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& # 39; I wish Iran the best of luck and good luck in determining what happened on Site One & # 39 ;, tweeted President Trump after a failed Iranian rocket launch

& # 39; I wish Iran the best of luck and good luck in determining what happened on Site One & # 39 ;, tweeted President Trump after a failed Iranian rocket launch

His tweet followed the coverage of the explosion at the Imam Khomeini Space Center in Northern Iran.

& # 39; It was due to some technical issues and it exploded, but our young scientists are working to resolve the issue & # 39 ;, an Iranian official told Reuters without going into detail. An American official confirmed the failure of the launch to the outlet.

A satellite photo produced by the Middlebury Institute of International Studies shows a black plume of smoke rising from the launch site before the scheduled launch on Thursday.

It was the third failed launch of Iran this year.

A hand-out satellite photo made available by MAXAR Technologies on August 30, 2019, with a satellite image made by Maxar & # 39; s WorldView-2 satellite of the failed Iranian rocket launch at Imam Khomeini Space Center in northern Iran. Smoke and dirt on and near the launch platform can be seen along with numerous support and maintenance vehicles in the area

A hand-out satellite photo made available by MAXAR Technologies on August 30, 2019, with a satellite image made by Maxar & # 39; s WorldView-2 satellite of the failed Iranian rocket launch at Imam Khomeini Space Center in northern Iran. Smoke and dirt on and near the launch platform can be seen along with numerous support and maintenance vehicles in the area

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A hand-out satellite photo made available by MAXAR Technologies on August 30, 2019, with a satellite image made by Maxar & # 39; s WorldView-2 satellite of the failed Iranian rocket launch at Imam Khomeini Space Center in northern Iran. Smoke and dirt on and near the launch platform can be seen along with numerous support and maintenance vehicles in the area

On August 9, 2019, satellite image of Planet Labs Inc., annotated by experts from the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at Middlebury Institute of International Studies, shows activity prior to Imam Khomeini Space Center in Semnan province in Iran prior to Failure

On August 9, 2019, satellite image of Planet Labs Inc., annotated by experts from the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at Middlebury Institute of International Studies, shows activity prior to Imam Khomeini Space Center in Semnan province in Iran prior to Failure

On August 9, 2019, satellite image of Planet Labs Inc., annotated by experts from the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies at Middlebury Institute of International Studies, shows activity prior to Imam Khomeini Space Center in Semnan province in Iran prior to Failure

This file photo taken on August 26, 2006 shows a general view of a heavy water plant in Arak, 320 km southwest of the Iranian capital Tehran. Iran will begin to enrich uranium above a limit of 3.67 percent, set by a milestone in a nuclear deal "within a few hours," said Islamic Republic spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi on July 7, 2019.

This file photo taken on August 26, 2006 shows a general view of a heavy water plant in Arak, 320 km southwest of the Iranian capital Tehran. Iran will begin to enrich uranium above a limit of 3.67 percent, set by a milestone in a nuclear deal "within a few hours," said Islamic Republic spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi on July 7, 2019.

This file photo taken on August 26, 2006 shows a general view of a heavy water plant in Arak, 320 km southwest of the Iranian capital Tehran. Iran will begin to enrich uranium above a limit of 3.67 percent, set by a milestone in a nuclear deal "within a few hours," said Islamic Republic spokesman Behrouz Kamalvandi on July 7, 2019.

& # 39; The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during the final preparations for the launch of the Safir SLV launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran, & # 39; tweeted President Trump Friday
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& # 39; The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during the final preparations for the launch of the Safir SLV launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran, & # 39; tweeted President Trump Friday

& # 39; The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during the final preparations for the launch of the Safir SLV Launch on Semnan Launch Site One in Iran, & # 39; tweeted President Trump Friday

Dave Schmerler from the Middlebury Institute told NPR on Thursday: & # 39; This looks like the spacecraft has been blown up on the launch pad. & # 39; He said the failure happened maybe a few minutes before the photo was taken. & # 39;

Trump & # 39; s comment came a day after he had held a White House event for his & # 39; Space Force & # 39; kicking off like a new branch of the army.

Trump made ending the nuclear deal with Iran one of his top priorities as president, and withdrew the US from the deal, creating new tensions with Iran.

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Trump & # 39; s denial of involvement in the accident refers to earlier interventions in the country.

It is thought that the US, together with Israel, orchestrated a cyber attack in 2005 that depended on a computer virus to damage Iran's nuclear program. Iranian politicians sometimes execute the 1953 coup, backed by the CIA, in Iran, giving rise to persistent suspicions about the US in Tehran. American-Iranian relations were very tense after the 1979 revolution and the taking of American hostages.

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