Iraq 0
18 March 2021

U.S. Special Representative for Iran Rob Malley indicated that “it’s not really helping the climate in the U.S. to have Iranian allies take shots at Americans in Iraq or elsewhere, and the U.S. will respond as it has responded and it will continue to respond”, adding: “If... these are [Iranian] tactics aimed at speeding things up, it’s hard to see how that is going to work”. Malley further noted that “the JCPOA has shown that it is fragile, and we believe it can be strengthened with a follow-on deal. And we will press Iran and try to convince Iran that it’s in their interest as well to get a follow-on deal… Of course, Iran will have issues that it will want to bring to the table.

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