Donald Trump tweets in English and Farsi that he stands by the 'long-suffering people of Iran' and warns Tehran 'the world is watching' the protests as thousands demand the Ayatollah's resignation for the 'unintentional' jetliner missile strike President Donald Trump tweeted a message of support for Iranian protesters on Saturday, saying 'my Administration will continue to stand with you' as thousands decried the government in Tehran. 'To the brave, long-suffering people of Iran: I've stood with you since the beginning of my Presidency, and my Administration will continue to stand with you. We are following your protests closely, and are inspired by your courage,' Trump tweeted in English and in Farsi. On Saturday vigils for the 176 victims of the downed Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 took place in Tehran. They later turned into protests against the government, hours after Iranian officials admitted the Revolutionary Guard mistakenly fired a missile at the flight, leading it to crash. Riot police quickly arrived on the scene to control the protesters as they chanted 'Death to the Islamic republic' and were seen firing tear gas into the crowd. .