US State Department’s Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook is to visit Israel and the UAE to advance US President Donald Trump’s so-called Iran strategy and push for Washington’s hostile campaign against Tehran.
“Hook will travel to Israel and the United Arab Emirates November 12-20,” a media note by the US State Department said Friday.
According to the note, Hook will meet with Tel Aviv and Abu Dhabi officials to discuss cooperation on countering what it called “Iranian threats”.
The State Department said “Hook’s trip aims to advance the president’s Iran strategy” and to increase pressure on the Islamic Republic.
It also said that the “US is committed” to working with its “allies and partners to fully implement” what it referred to as Washington’s “maximum pressure campaign” against Iran.
Earlier this week, the US re-imposed the “toughest” sanctions ever against Iran in an attempt to curtail the…