Iran’s Rouhani scolds ‘Western democracy’ after DC donnybrook

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Western democracy is “fragile” and “vulnerable,” commenting on the riot by Trump supporters at the US Capitol on Wednesday.

“What we saw in the United States last night showed annihilation of Western democracy in the world,” he says, according to Iran’s Mehr news outlet.

“Everyone saw what a populist did to his country and damaged his country’s reputation in the international arena.”

He also says he hopes incoming president Joe Biden learns some lessons from what happened.