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EU Eyes Closer Ties to Contain Tehran-Moscow Alliance

EU Eyes Closer Ties to Contain Tehran-Moscow AllianceEU Eyes Closer Ties to Contain Tehran-Moscow Alliance

An analyst believes the European Union would not like to sit idly watching Russia’s growing relations with Iran and, unlike the US, would in turn move to improve its ties with Tehran to prevent a new “power bloc” limiting its sway in Middle East.
“The EU has reached the conclusion that a ‘new power bloc’ [comprising Tehran and Moscow] has been created in the Middle East, which can undermine its clout in the region, like the Syrian case, but it knows that it needs to increase its relations with Tehran to prevent this bloc from becoming more powerful,” Bahaeddin Bazargani wrote recently for dipolmacy.ir.  

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