US adds more Iran sanctions, confronts doubts about threat
US adds more Iran sanctions, confronts doubts about threat
Report: President Trump ready to begin new nuclear talks with Iran
11 January, 2020, 00:22
"Iran right now is a mess".
"This might highlight that need for Canada, no matter what they think of the Iranian government, to have at least dialogue and open diplomatic representation between the two countries", Wildeman said. "We still need to focus minds, but it's probably coming soon", a European Union diplomat said before Friday's emergency meeting.
The United States announced on Friday new sanctions on Iran following this week's missile strikes by Tehran on U.S. bases in Iraq.
Iraqi lawmakers passed a non-binding resolution to oust USA troops following a strike that killed top Iranian general Qassem Soleimani and senior Iraqi militia commander Abu Mahdi al-Muhandis last Friday.
Tehran agreed to roll back parts of its nuclear weapons program in exchange for decreased economic sanctions.
Soon after Trump came into office he withdrew from an global accord meant to give Iran the ability to develop civilian nuclear power while under supervision.
"We need to understand that the fight against Daesh is not over", said North Atlantic Treaty Organisation secretary general Jens Stoltenberg, who attended the meeting in the European Union capital and referred to an alternative name for the Islamic State group. Iran now is not wealthy like it was when President (Barack) Obama handed $150 billion.
Iran: Germany disagrees with US This is in addition to the 5,200 US troops already stationed in Iraq in order to push a hostile USA agenda against Iran. Trump has tweeted numerous times over the weekend that the USA would be quick to respond to any Iranian attacks.
Trump's critics also rejected the administration's legal justification for failing to notify Congress about the strike against Soleimani.
At the same time, Europeans also want to convince Trump, who on Wednesday called on them to join him in withdrawing from the nuclear deal, that they are tough-minded allies who will not be deceived by Tehran. "Maybe they want to wait until after the election and negotiate with a weak Democrat, somebody like a (Joe) Biden or a Pocahontas or (Pete) Buttigieg or one of these characters", he said.
It was apparently part of an effort to cripple the leadership of Iran's Quds force, which the USA has designated a terror organisation along with the larger Islamic Revolutionary Guard Force. But as to whether or not they want, that's up to them.
"I personally don't believe - as much as I disagree with the president on so many things that he's done - I don't believe the president is responsible", said Bruce Heyman, who was the US ambassador to Canada under Barack Obama.
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif said the move was a "remedial step" and could be reversed. He led the country's Quds Force, which carried out military operations outside of Iran.
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Long in the making, this was a decisive blow against Iran's malign Quds Force activities worldwide," Bolton tweeted last week . Lindsey Graham, R-Ky., to accuse them of " empowering the enemy ". "I don't think they were trying to avoid casualties".
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