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House Speaker Paul Ryan Calls for Increased Sanctions Against Iran

House Speaker Paul Ryan is called for increased sanctions against Iran during his trip to the Middle East.
Speaking with United Arab Emirates leaders Thursday, Ryan said Iran poses an existential threat to the region as well as to Saudi Arabia.
U.S. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., right, shakes hands with Emirati Ambassador to the U.S. Yousef al-Otaiba, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. Ryan said Thursday that more needs to be done to challenge Iran, a message that was welcomed by his hosts in the UAE, where he is leading a Congressional delegation. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell)
He added, heightened sanctions may be needed and urged other Middle Eastern countries to take cut off economic ties with the regime.
He also touched on President Trump’s efforts to hold Iran accountable for it’s actions.
“The Trump administration’s comprehensive Iran strategy seeks to hold the regime accountable for its litany of destructive activities and more importantly, is taking concrete steps to roll back Iranian expansion,” said Speaker Ryan.
The house speaker also called for European allies to make changes to the Iran nuclear agreement, including requiring international inspections of Iran’s uranium sites.

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