US envoy Brian Hook calls on world to ‘urge Iran to de-escalate’

US envoy Brian Hook calls on world to ‘urge Iran to de-escalate.’ (File photo: AFP)

The US special envoy for Iran on Sunday urged “all nations to use their diplomatic effort to urge Iran to de-escalate and meet diplomacy with diplomacy” amid soaring tensions in the Gulf.

“We are not interested in... military conflict against Iran, we have enhanced our forces’ postures in the region for purely defensive purposes,” Brian Hook told journalists in Kuwait City.

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