In Saudi Arabia, Obama Says U.S. Still Has “Serious Concerns” on Iran


The U.S. continues to have “serious concerns” about Iran’s behavior even after the nuclear deal last year, President Barack Obama said Thursday during a meeting in Saudi Arabia. Illegal Iranian arms shipments, ballistic missile tests, and “destabilizing acts” were a continued worry for the U.S. and its allies, the president said.

“We have to be effective in our defenses and hold Iran to account where it is acting in ways that are contrary to international rules and norms, but we also have to have the capacity to enter into a dialogue,” Obama said. Mistrust has grown “in part because of Iranian provocations.”

{CB Newscenter}


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