Tehran 0
25 May 2019

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif declared that "the U.S.' move to increase its military presence in our region is highly dangerous and a threat against international peace and security, and it must be confronted". Zarif's comments came one day after Washington had announced plans to "deploy approximately 1500 additional troops and defensive capabilities to the CENTCOM area to increase our force protection posture". 

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