Iranians burn a US flag during an anti-US demonstration marking the 40th anniversary of the US embassy takeover in Tehran. Photo: EPA

Iran marks 40 years since US embassy takeover with flag-burning rally

  • Thousands of school pupils and university students attended the anniversary event chanting ‘down with the US’ and condemning the ‘Great Satan’
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Iranians burn a US flag during an anti-US demonstration marking the 40th anniversary of the US embassy takeover in Tehran. Photo: EPA
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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting with thousands of students in Tehran on Sunday. Photo: AP

Iran’s supreme leader rejects ‘negotiations with the enemy’, renews ban on talks with US

  • He described the two countries as implacable foes on the eve of the 40th anniversary of the seizure of the US embassy in Tehran
  • Relations between the pair have reached a crisis over the past year after Donald Trump abandoned a 2015 nuclear pact
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Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei attends a meeting with thousands of students in Tehran on Sunday. Photo: AP
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