Iran-US standoff: Zarif, Saudi Arabia and Gulf countries

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is said to be stressing that Iran’s combat is with US President Donald Trump and not with Saudi King Salman or any other Arab Gulf leader.

But in the meantime, he wants Arab Gulf leaders to take a neutral position.

In fact, what does he request?

This question and more are answered in the following 342-word report.

[Briefly reproduced in TR Defense Weekly Issue No 27/02 – January 10, 2020]

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