May 9, 2018 / 4:59 AM / a year ago

Trump does not have 'mental capacity' to deal with issues: Iran parliament speaker

Iran's parliament speaker Ali Larijani holds a news conference in Istanbul January 22, 2015. REUTERS/Osman Orsal

BEIRUT (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is not fit for his job, the speaker of Iran’s parliament said on Wednesday, according to Mizan, the website of the Iranian judiciary.

“Trump does not have the mental capacity to deal with issues,” parliament speaker Ali Larijani said.

Members of parliament burned an American flag and a symbolic copy of the Iran deal as a session of parliament began. They also chanted “Death to America”, according to the Iranian Students’ News Agency.

Reporting By Babak Dehghanpisheh; Editing by Paul Tait

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