Trump Admin Furious Over European Allies Inaction on Iran

The Trump administration is not happy with the United States European allies and their inaction on placing an embargo on Iran.

According to The Washington Free Beacon:

The United States suffered a stinging defeat at the U.N. Security Council on Friday when not a single European nation lent support to a measure that would have renewed a long-standing arms ban on Iran, which is scheduled to expire in mid-October. While Russia and China vowed to veto the measure, the United States hoped to secure the support of traditional allies such as France, Germany, and the United Kingdom. Only the Dominican Republic supported the U.S. resolution at the Security Council, highlighting lingering anger over the Trump administration’s decision to abandon the landmark nuclear deal with Iran.

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Senior U.S. officials said they are livid with European leaders following the failed vote, particularly with U.K. prime minister Boris Johnson, whom administration officials see as abandoning President Donald Trump ahead of the contested 2020 presidential election. The administration is now considering next steps, which are likely to include a final push to reimpose, or snapback, all international economic sanctions on Iran that were lifted as part of the nuclear deal. The United States says it has legal authority to invoke the snapback mechanism, but is likely to face an uphill battle given Europe’s refusal to stand with America in extending the arms ban. The snapback fight will likely play out in the leadup to the November elections.

After months of diplomatic wrangling and cautious public statements, the Trump administration is now venting its anger at European nations.

“The administration is profoundly disappointed in the E3—but especially Boris Johnson,” a senior administration official told the Free Beacon, speaking only on background about the ongoing diplomatic skirmish. “All of these countries have expressed privately that Iran does not need these weapons, but they abstained in order to preserve remnants of a bad deal that even Iran isn’t honoring.”

A former member of the White House Security Council, Richard Goldberg, who worked on Iran issues slammed the U.K.’s Boris Johnson, “like an appeaser of China, Russia, and Iran and also the polar opposite of a Brexiteer, going along with whatever Berlin and Paris tell him to do.”

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Jim Mahan
Jim Mahan
3 months ago

Stop funding of the U.N.!

Vincent Scott
Vincent Scott
3 months ago

Time to bring all our troops home and tell these back stabbing countries to go pack sand. The US should no longer spend 10’s of billions of dollars to protect these ungrateful so-called allies. The US should also kick the UN out of the United States and cut our UN funding. The UN is just another international organisation designed to coerce money out of “We the People”. Time to tell the one world globalists that our piggy bank is closed.
TRUMP/PENCE 2020!!! MAGA 2020!!!

John T Koszalka
John T Koszalka
3 months ago
Reply to  Vincent Scott

You are expressing exactly how all us DEPLORABLES really feel.
God Bless President Trump. #KAG

Larry Wayne Larson
Larry Wayne Larson
3 months ago

Face it Mr. President, you are the ONLY one with the balls to take on iran and china. The rest of the world are cowards, no matter what they say about Israel, they are the only one who stands by the U.S. and the U.S. are all that stands by Israel.

Mikey
Mikey
3 months ago

Ah, why should they bother? We only fought to free them from tyranny thru two world wars, left thousands upon thousands of our boys buried over there, picked up (until recently) the lion’s share of their modern day defense…

Teddy
Teddy
3 months ago

Iran deal? You mean the obama “here’s a $150 billion, just pinky promise you won’t build nukes” plan?

Guy Stephenson
Guy Stephenson
3 months ago

We all know from the kiddie song that “the cheese stands alone.” America is the Big Cheese, and we’ve been betrayed by the rats in Europe once again who are either spineless nincompoops or in bed with Iran. There is no other logical explanation for their unwillingness to stand against Iran, the terrorist theocratic nation state. Boot the U.N. out of the U.S.A.!!!

Becky
Becky
3 months ago

Get the US out of this muslim organization, and get it
O U T of America!

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