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Iran

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 5:39 pm on 25th September 2019.

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Photo of Mark Hendrick Mark Hendrick Labour/Co-operative, Preston 5:39 pm, 25th September 2019

Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw unilaterally from the JCPOA last year and the additional sanctions have placed huge pressure on Iran, and there is much hardship in that country. The attack on Saudi Arabia’s Abqaiq oil refinery is totally unacceptable, but does the Foreign Secretary not accept that the cavalier approach of the US President is a contributing factor and that Donald Trump must work with the west to de-escalate this crisis?