Twitter on Friday suspended the account believe to be linked to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei after is posted a tweet on former US President Donald Trump.
The supposed account tweeted an image of a golfer resembling former President Donald Trump apparently being targeted by a drone alongside a vow to avenge the killing of a top Iranian general in a US drone attack, With the caption “Revenge is certain” written in Farsi.
Ahead of the first anniversary of the killing of top military commander General Qassem Soleimani in the attack in Iraq, Iran’s Supreme Leader has vowed revenge for the event.
In response to a request for comment from The Associated Press, a Twitter spokesman said the account was fake and violated the company’s “manipulation and spam policy,” without elaborating how it came to that conclusion.
The tweet of the golfer-drone photo violated the company’s “abusive behavior policy,” Twitter’s spokesman added.
However, Khamenei’s office runs several accounts and the others were still working, including his main account, which he regularly uses to call for the destruction of the Jewish state.
On the other hand, Twitter has refused Israeli pleas to close such accounts and ban the Iranian leader’s genocidal comments, to no avail.