>> Thanks, but no thanks. Iran's Supreme Leader rejected president's trump offer of unconditional talks to improve tides on Monday.>>
> This is the first time Iran's Supreme Leader has commented. And though he ruled out talks, Khamenei also ruled out the possibility of war with the United States.
>> Washington says negotiating a tougher nuclear deal than the one sealed in 2015 is Iran's only escape route from the sanctions.>>
>> We'll respond with great force if war is waged against us, but we'll never start a war>> Defying US demand to curb its missile program, state TV also reported on Monday that Iran had unveiled a new short range ballistic missile. European signatories still back the nuclear deal.
They fear Trump's Iran policies could undermine the pragmatist president Hassan Rouhani, and strengthen hard line clerics.