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Wed May 22, 2019, 04:40 AM

Lawmaker says Iran doesn't want direct or proxy war with US

Source: Associated Press


THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
MAY 22, 2019 02:30 AM

TEHRAN, IRAN
A prominent reformist lawmaker in Iran has reportedly said the Islamic Republic "under no circumstance" will enter a war with the U.S., either directly or through proxy forces.

Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh's comments on Wednesday, reported by the semi-official ILNA news agency, come amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington a year after President Donald Trump pulled America from Iran's nuclear deal with world powers.

Falahatpisheh was quoted as saying that "under no circumstance will we enter a war."

He added: "No group can announce that it has entered a proxy war from Iran's side."


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Dennis Donovan May 22 #1

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Wed May 22, 2019, 07:16 AM

1. A cooler head, but can he prevail against the hardliners?

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