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US-Iran tensions latest updates: Trump says it didn't matter if attack planned by Suleimani was 'imminent' or not

Follow the latest developments after Iran admitted its military shot down a Ukrainian plane and anti-regime demonstrations flared across the country

Iranian police on Monday night denied firing live ammunition at protesters, as demonstrations entered their fourth day after the government admitted it shot down a Ukrainian plane last week.

After days of denial, the Iranian military admitted on Saturday it accidentally shot down the Ukraine International Airlines plane near Tehran on Wednesday, killing all 176 people on board.

Videos surfaced on social media on Sunday that appeared to show gunshots being fired during demonstrations in Tehran.

Other developments include:

• US President Donald Trump said it 'doesn't matter' if Suleimani attack was imminent or not

• Canadian PM Justin Trudeau said UIA aircraft crash victims would be alive if there had been no regional tensions

• Pompeo said Iran is at its "weakest stage"

Updated: January 14, 2020 10:40 AM

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