Washington DC, Dec. 4 -- : Hours after saying that Washington does not support the protestors in Iran, US President Donald Trump on Tuesday clarified that his country backs the demonstrators in the Middle East country who are protesting against the hike in fuel prices.

"The United States of America supports the brave people of Iran who are protesting for their FREEDOM. We have under the Trump Administration, and always will," he tweeted.

Trump's clarification came after he was asked about the ongoing protests in Iran, during his bilateral meeting with his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on the sidelines of the NATO summit in London.

"I don't want to comment on that, but the answer is no," Trump was quoted by The Hill as saying when as...