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Putin and China Gang up on Trump, Squash Iran Embargo

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Not a good day for the deal artist.

TWO DAYS after taking credit for the opening of diplomatic relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, the Trump administration suffered a humiliating reverse at the U.N. Security Council that was, in some ways, more telling about the results of its Middle East policies. The United States asked the council to approve an extension of the 13-year-old embargo on arms trade with Iran — something that matters greatly to Israel and U.S. Arab allies, and which most of the democratic world favors. Yet only one member of the 15-member council, the Dominican Republic, sided with Washington. Russia and China opposed the motion, while 11 countries — including Britain, France and Germany — abstained.

The vote could open the way for Iran to obtain Chinese and Russian arms...

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opin...2b0816-e0a7-11ea-b69b-64f7b0477ed4_story.html

Did he really think he could trust Vlad?

Of course he did.
 
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