Middle East/North Africa

Report: White House scrapped CentCom’s request for third carrier group off Iran coast

{mosads}The latest revelation comes as the United States and five other countries are due to meet with Iranian officials in Baghdad this Wednesday to renew negotiations over the country’s alleged nuclear weapons program.The White House is hopeful that its sanctions against Iran are working, but Mattis has said he’s doubtful the Iranians have stopped pursuing nuclear weapons.

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