US - Iran tensions must urgently de-escalate warns foreign office minister

TENSIONS between the US and Iran must be urgently de-escalated, a British Foreign Office minister warned earlier today.

Tory MP Andrew Murrison met the Tehran government after US President Donald Trump said the US was “cocked and loaded” to retaliate against Iran for downing a US drone alleged to have invaded Iranian air space.

The strikes were called off at the last minute on Thursday after it was revealed that 150 Iranian civilians would be killed in the attack.

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source: Morning Star Online

2019-06-23 18:47
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