Iran foreign minister discounts prospect of war with US

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  • Iran’s foreign minister Jawad Zarif discounted the prospect of a new war in the region. state-run news agency IRNA at the end of his visit to China that there will not be a war as Tehran opposed it and no party was under the illusion the Islamic republic could be confronted.
  • Tensions between Washington and Tehran have been on the rise as the United States has deployed a carrier group and B-52 bombers over what it termed Iranian threats.
  • US President Donald Trump does not want war but the people around him are pushing him towards it under the pretext of making America stronger against Iran.
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