Johnson had 20-minute phone call with Hassan Rouhani in attempt to de-escalate crisisBoris Johnson has spoken to Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, to urge an end to further military retaliation in the region, amid efforts to try to de-escalate the crisis sparked by the US killing of senior Iranian general Qassem Suleimani.A Downing Street spokesman said Johnson held a phone call lasting 20 minutes with Rouhani on Thursday, and reaffirmed UK support for the international deal with Iran over nuclear capabilities, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, or JCPOA. Continue reading…
Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/jan/09/boris-johnson-urges-iran-president-to-end-military-action
Author : Peter Walker Political correspondent
Publish date : 2020-01-09 13:03:15
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