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Secretary of State Pompeo says US does not want war.
"The United States is going make sure that we take all the actions necessary, diplomatic and otherwise that achieve that outcome," Pompeo said.
"I invite everyone to use the instruments of diplomacy to resolve the complex problems of the conflicts in the Middle East," he said.
Iran has denied any involvement.
Tehran has denied any involvement in the attacks near the Strait of Hormuz, a major transit route for global oil supplies.
The Kurdish forces have been allegedly sent to Iraq, awaiting transport by Israeli authorities to a base stationed in the West Bank for "espionage" training.
Last week, Lebanon's Foreign Ministry said in a statement that efforts to secure Zakka's release had been successful.
The council's main idea is to allow the government to legally hold discretion over who has the ability to gain Iranian citizenship, based on marriage, birth, security concerns, etc.
Iran’s policies and the way it seeks to message English audiences is calculated. This can be seen by comparing the way it speaks to regimes such as China, Russia with how it talks to westerners.
Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt granted Zaghari Ratclife diplomatic protection in March, but Tehran refused the call.
As the pressure increases after Norwegian and Japanese oil tankers were attacked last week, Britain has joined the US, Saudi Arabia and others in accusing Iran of carrying out the attacks.
Bin Salman said the kingdom does not want a war in the region but would not hesitate to deal with any threat to its vital interests, amid heightened tensions with rival Iran.
According to the report, Emadi will join the Qatari delegation in Jerusalem on Sunday morning in order to conduct talks with Israel before heading to the Gaza Strip.
Meanwhile, the Iranian Foreign Ministry summoned the British ambassador after British government accused Iran of the attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman.
"During the meeting with Iran's foreign ministry official, Iran strongly condemned the unfounded allegations and criticized Britain's unacceptable stance regarding the attacks in the Gulf of Oman."
Iran stopped complying in May with some commitments in the 2015 nuclear deal that was agreed with global powers, after the United States unilaterally withdrew from the accord in 2018.
During a meeting with leaders of Turky, China, and other Asian countries the Iranian president said Teheran doesn’t see “positive signals” from other nations.
That puts him at odds with his party platform, the Trump administration and Israel’s government.