Hard-won UN debate sees US at odds with partners over Iran

America accused of ‘preposterous bullying’ by Iran as heated discussion lays bare deep rifts over Middle East’s future

The US successfully fought off a Russian-led attempt on Friday to block a UN security council discussion over the past week’s Iranian protests. But it immediately found itself at odds with its European partners, who used the subsequent debate to reject American efforts to make the protests an excuse for ditching the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

Russia had tried to stop the UN discussion on the grounds that it would represent an inappropriate interference in Iran’s internal affairs. But the US countered by finding the required votes on the 15-strong security council to press for a debate.

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Everything We Know About Prince Harry & Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding!

Planning for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle‘s wedding is well underway!

Which makes sense as the twosome are slated to say, “I do,” this upcoming Spring. In case you forgot, the love birds confirmed their engagement back in November and have been flaunting their love in public ever since. Good for them!!

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As the twosome’s nuptials will be a public affair, it’s no surprise that the royal family is already in the planning stages for the blessed event. Be sure to get ALL the deets on the highly anticipated royal wedding by watching the video (below)!

We promise it’s VVV informative! Enjoy!!

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