By Samim Faramarz
US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has accused Iran of attempting to destabilizing neighboring Afghanistan.
He also said that the US was working with its allies in the region to curb what he described as Iran’s expansionist efforts to destabilize areas such as Yemen, Iraq, Syria and Afghanistan.
"We come on to the scene and say you know, that agreement does not speak to a lot of the problems we have with Iran. So, I don't want people to think that's what defines either the relationship or policy with Iran is the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), Iran continues these efforts, is persistent in these efforts to exert their influence across the Middle East, and it is our intent working with our allies in the region to push back on Iran's expansionist efforts to destabilize areas, particularly Yemen, Iraq, Syria -- but we also see them in the areas of Afghanistan," he said.
He said that Iran’s expansionist intention was aimed to increase its influence in the Middle East and other parts of the world.
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