Iran has sought to undermine Bahrain’s safety by offering arms to proxy and terror teams, the US mentioned in a joint assertion as its envoy on Iran held discussions with the Kingdom’s management.
“The US and the Kingdom of Bahrain share a powerful and enduring dedication to countering Iranian aggression … But regardless of Iran’s efforts, Bahrain has remained true to its values and continues to prioritize the peaceable coexistence and non secular freedom of all its individuals. The US stays dedicated to Bahrain’s safety and to our deep and efficient partnerships to counter Iran-backed terror,” the State Division added in its assertion.
US Particular Consultant for Iran Brian Hook held discussions on Iran with Bahrain Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa and Overseas Minister Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid al-Zayani on Monday.
“In recognizing the grave menace posed by Iranian arms transfers within the area broadly and in Bahrain particularly, the US and Bahrain name upon the United Nations Safety Council to increase the arms embargo on Iran earlier than it expires,” each nations added of their joint assertion.
Hook was in Saudi Arabia earlier within the day wherein he met with officers and known as for extending a UN arms embargo on Iran, warning of main implications for regional safety amid accusations that Tehran was arming Yemeni militants.
Final Replace: Tuesday, 30 June 2020 KSA 02:44 – GMT 23:44