WATCH: Kerry Says Iranian 'Death to America' Chants Are 'Not Helpful and Pretty Stupid'

In a question and answer session at the Council of Foreign Relations, Secretary of State John Kerry addressed whether or not the U.S. asked Iran to stop calling for the destruction of Israel.

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Secretary of State John Kerry speaks on the Iran nuclear deal at the Council on Foreign Relations. July 24, 2015.
Secretary of State John Kerry speaks on the Iran nuclear deal at the Council on Foreign Relations. July 24, 2015.Credit: AP
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Transcript:

Question: "Because we are integrating Iran back into the global community, did you ever ask them to no longer call for the destrcution of Israel?"

Kerry's answer: "Yes, I also told them that their chants of "Death to America" and so forth are not helpful and are pretty stupid. So we absolutely dicussed those things."

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