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Arab NATO Plan Aimed at Defrauding Persian Gulf States

The ultimate objective of such initiatives is to take money from the Arab states in the Persian Gulf rather than it being a real threat to countries such as Iran
Arab NATO Plan Aimed at  Defrauding Persian Gulf StatesArab NATO Plan Aimed at  Defrauding Persian Gulf States
It is hardly a surprise that such an initiative is floated by the United States. Iranians are used to these kinds of policies by the US

The Trump administration's bid to create a new security and political alliance with rich Arab countries is aimed at exploiting their wealth and expanding the unwanted US presence in the strategic region, a lawmaker said at the weekend. 
"The main aim of such initiatives is to milk the Arab states in the Persian Gulf rather than counter a perceived threat from countries like Iran," Alaeddin Boroujerdi, a member of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, told ICANA.  
Citing US and Arab sources, Reuters reported on Friday that the Trump administration is quietly pushing ahead with a bid to form an "Arab NATO" with six Persian Gulf Arab states, Egypt and Jordan, in part to counter Iran's influence in the region.
The White House wants to see deeper cooperation between the countries on missile defense, military training, counter-terrorism and other issues such as strengthening regional economic and diplomatic ties, the sources said.  
 

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