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WorldUS national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran

08:20  29 may  2019
08:20  29 may  2019 Source:   msn.com

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ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — President Donald Trump’s national security adviser warned Iran on Wednesday that any attacks in Bolton spoke to journalists in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates , which only days earlier saw former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warn

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – President Donald Trump's national security adviser , a longtime hawk on Iran , is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — President Donald Trump's national security adviser, a longtime hawk on Iran, is visiting the United Arab Emirates amid heightened tensions across the Persian Gulf.

US national security adviser in UAE amid tensions with Iran © The Associated Press National Security Adviser John Bolton arrives to speak at the commencement for the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, Conn., Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill)

John Bolton tweeted he had arrived in the Emirates for meetings Wednesday "to discuss important and timely regional security matters."

America recently deployed an aircraft carrier and B-52 bombers to the Persian Gulf over a still-unexplained threat it perceives from Tehran. The U.S. also pulled nonessential diplomats out of Iraq and sent hundreds more troops to the region.

Meanwhile, Emirati officials allege four ships off their coast were sabotaged. Yemen's Iranian-backed Houthi rebels have launched drone attacks on Saudi Arabia.

The U.S. pulled out of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers a year ago. Iran now says it too will begin backing away from the accord.

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