The administration of U.S. President Donald trump discusses with the governments of several Arab States, the creation of a military Alliance directed against Iran. About it reports on Wednesday, February 15, The Wall Street Journal (WSJ), citing sources in the middle East.
According to the newspaper, the coalition can enter Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, Jordan, and later several other States. The agreement will contain a provision stating that an attack on one member is considered as aggression against all other members of the Alliance (the provision on mutual defence, similar to what applies to NATO — approx. “Of the tape.ru”).
The United States and Israel, according to the WSJ, are members of the Union, but Washington is willing to give him weapons and intelligence information. Tel Aviv is also limited to intelligence, talking about his involvement in a possible ground operation is not.
Saudi Arabia and the UAE, according to the newspaper, agree to cooperate with Israel, with the abolition of the property trump the law passed under his predecessor Barack Obama, which allows relatives of victims of terrorist attacks to file lawsuits against States that support extremists. First and foremost, this document has affected Saudi Arabia, as it allows to demand compensation for relatives of the victims in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
The white house, as reported by The Wall Street Journal, declared readiness to overturn the law. Official comments from the administration trump yet.
In early February, Washington has expanded economic sanctions against Tehran, targeting its list of 13 individuals and 12 companies. In the American Ministry of Finance explained that this is due to the Iranian program, ballistic missiles, and support for the Lebanese Shiite movement “Hezbollah”, which in the United States as terrorist.
Donald trump then criticized the leadership of the Islamic Republic, stressing that Iran is playing with fire. “They don’t appreciate how good it was to President Obama. I’m not!” warned the American leader.
On January 29, the Iranian military about 200 kilometers from Tehran has tested a ballistic missile. It exploded, before that, flying about a thousand kilometers. Washington harshly criticized the test.