You are the news now

THE NEWS COMMENTER

VOTE  (0)  (0)

The Latest: UN members cite dangers of tensions in Gulf


Added 06-25-19 04:11:02am EST - “The three countries called for "de-escalation and dialogue" in a joint statement Monday after closed U.N. Security Council consultations on the recent tanker attacks and the drone downing. The United States has blamed Iran for the…” - News.yahoo.com

CLICK TO SHARE

Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From News.yahoo.com: “The Latest: UN members cite dangers of tensions in Gulf”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on tensions between the U.S. and Iran and in the Persian Gulf (all times local):

France, Germany and the United Kingdom are warning that increased tensions in the Gulf that were heightened by Iran's downing of a U.S. drone "risk miscalculation and conflict."

The three countries called for "de-escalation and dialogue" in a joint statement Monday after closed U.N. Security Council consultations on the recent tanker attacks and the drone downing.

The United States has blamed Iran for the tanker attacks, which Tehran denies — and the Trump administration insists the drone was in international airspace, while Iran insists the U.S. aircraft was in its airspace.

France, Germany and the United Kingdom also reiterated their support for the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, which the U.S. pulled out of, saying they believe it "contributes to reducing tensions in the region as well as global nuclear non-proliferation."

Read more...

Post a comment.

Anonymous comments are welcome, just check the "Comment Anonymously" box before submitting your comment. Note: Comments are free and open until someone ruins it. Don't dox, promote violence, etc. Be nice and have fun.

CLICK TO SHARE

BACK TO THE HOME-PAGE