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Apr 06

Public Statement Release & Invitation to Global Media Call: Transatlantic Statement to Ease Humanitarian Trade Iran

NEW YORK/LONDON, April 6, 2020 – Today, a bipartisan group of two dozen American and European national security leaders issue a joint statement urging the US government to ease humanitarian trade with Iran in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. “As the world grapples with COVID-19 – the disease caused by the novel coronavirus – we must remember that an outbreak anywhere impacts people everywhere. In turn, reaching across borders to save lives is imperative for our own security and must override political differences among governments” the authors write.

View the full statement here.

Access the call transcript here.

Access the call recording here.