Monday, June 24, 2019

EUROPE - Caught in the Middle of Tensions

"Why Europe is caught in the middle of U.S.-Iran tensions" PBS NewsHour 6/18/2019


SUMMARY:  Although tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high, officials from both countries insist they don't want a military confrontation.  Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will resist sanctions but not wage war, while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called sending more U.S. troops to the region a "deterrent."  Meanwhile, U.S. allies in Europe are sharply divided on Iran.  Nick Schifrin reports.

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