U.S.: World Must Hold Iran Accountable for Attack on Saudi Arabia

(CNN) U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook told CNN's Christiane Amanpour on Monday: "The world needs to diplomatically isolate Iran for violating Saudi sovereignty, for repeated attacks on freedom of navigation....[I] called on the EU to match our sanctions on Iran's missile program so that we can help restore deterrence in the Middle East." "We have put in place a policy of economic pressure and diplomatic isolation because we have to deny revenue to the world's leading sponsor of terrorism....Iran crossed the line in its attack on Saudi Arabia....It's important that the world hold Iran accountable." "Iran has a demonstrated 40-year history of creating conflicts and then pretending to be the peacemaker. And that's happening here again.... They continue to conduct attacks around the Middle East and in Europe. And it is important that we not let Iran get away with it again."

2019-09-24 00:00:00

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