US must consider regional challenges in case of a new deal with Iran: Bahrain envoy

Bahrain Ambassador in Washington Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa. (Supplied)

A senior Bahraini diplomat said Thursday that any new agreement signed with Iran must take into account more than just Tehran’s nuclear and missile programs.
Bahraini Ambassador to the United States Sheikh Abdullah bin Rashid Al Khalifa said the US must also consider all the challenges facing the countries of the region in the event of a new deal.

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US President-elect Joe Biden has expressed his willingness to reenter the nuclear deal signed in 2015 between Iran and the P5+1.

During a symposium on Thursday where the UAE and Israeli ambassadors in the US also participated, the Bahraini ambassador added that Iran was working to destabilize the region.

Bahrain and the UAE signed a peace deal with Israel in September, in a move brokered by the Trump administration.

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Last Update: Friday, 20 November 2020 KSA 23:40 - GMT 20:40
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