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United States | Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook Travel to Israel and the United Arab Emirates

United States – Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook will travel to Israel and the United Arab Emirates November 12-20. In both countries, Special Representative Hook will meet with officials to discuss cooperation on countering Iranian threats. In Abu Dhabi, he will participate in the Sir Bani Yas Forum. Special Representative Hook’s trip aims to … Continue reading United States | Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook Travel to Israel and the United Arab Emirates

United States | Constraining Iran’s Nuclear Program

United States – Iran cannot be trusted to have vital constraints on its nuclear program lifted. The United States is committed to ensuring that Iran never comes close to possessing a nuclear weapon. Starting today, all nuclear cooperation with Iran, except for the limited activities for which waivers are being granted, will be sanctionable. This … Continue reading United States | Constraining Iran’s Nuclear Program

United States | Briefing on Iran Sanctions

United States – MS NAUERT: Thank you, sir. Good morning, everyone, and welcome to today’s on-the-record call on the Iran snapback sanctions. We’re pleased to have with us Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin. They will each have brief remarks at the top and then take several of your … Continue reading United States | Briefing on Iran Sanctions

TEHRAN, Iran | Iran airs video said to show March encounter with US carrier

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state TV has broadcast footage purporting to show a close encounter between the Revolutionary Guard’s navy and the USS Theodore Roosevelt early this year. PressTV’s website says the encounter occurred March 21 in the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the Persian Gulf, the passageway for nearly a third of all oil … Continue reading TEHRAN, Iran | Iran airs video said to show March encounter with US carrier

UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: UN chief: ‘Pivotal moment’ for fighting warming

UNITED NATIONS — The Latest on the United Nations General Assembly (all times local): 9:50 a.m. Germany’s foreign minister is warning that too much pressure on Iran might lead Tehran to resume its military nuclear program and destabilize the entire Middle East. Heiko Maas told reporters in New York on Tuesday that three European Union … Continue reading UNITED NATIONS | The Latest: UN chief: ‘Pivotal moment’ for fighting warming