WASHINGTON: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Thursday that the Iranian regime has transformed the country into a "rogue state" over several decades of its governance.
In an address in Washington, Pompeo also urged Iranian officials to act as a "natural country" and to open the door of progress for the Iranian people.
He also confirmed the US's stance of standing with the Iranian people and its support for their demands being met.
Pompeo said: "The system is draining the money of the Iranian people to be spent in Syria and Yemen," in a reference to Iranian influence in the Middle East.
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