14 March 2022 20:23 (UTC+04:00)
US National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan condemned Iran’s ballistic missile attack on the Iraqi city of Erbil on Sunday and said Washington was trying to help Iraq gain missile defense capabilities to defend itself. Flow citation reports Reuters.
Sullivan told CBS’s “Face the Nation” program that no U.S. citizens were harmed and no U.S. facilities were hit, but the United States will do whatever it takes to defend its people, interests and allies.
“We are in consultation with the Iraqi government and the Iraqi Kurdistan government, in part to help their cities acquire missile defense capabilities so they can defend themselves,” he said.
When asked about its impact on the stalemate nuclear deal negotiations with Iran, Sullivan said, “The various negotiators have returned to their capitals and we’ll have to see what happens in terms of diplomacy in the coming days.” nuclear deal.”
President Joe Biden has said he is determined to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons.
The only thing more dangerous than an Iran armed with ballistic missiles and advanced military capabilities is an Iran with all of these and nuclear weapons.
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