18 septembrie 2019

Trump rejects Iran meeting, looks past sanctions to 'restore deterrence'


The Trump administration dispatched Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to Saudi Arabia and hinted at a crackdown on Iran for its suspected role in drone attacks that decimated oil fields east of Riyadh over the weekend, saying it has no intention of backing off its maximum pressure campaign and may go beyond economic sanctions to “restore deterrence” in dealing with Tehran.President Trump also said he does not intend to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the U.N. General Assembly’s [...]