Britain should not become US "messengers" over Iran

July 21, 2019 12:01
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LONDON - Britain should not become the "messengers" for US President Donald Trump over Iran's seizure of a UK-flagged tanker, Richard Burgon, justice spokesman for the opposition Labour Party, said on Sunday.

Warning that Britain should not be dragged into a conflict as it was in Iraq, Burgon told Sky News: "I think we can play a very positive role in this ... Our role is to speak up for conflict resolution, de-escalation, the nuclear deal.""But what we don't want to do is end up being the messengers or sidekicks of Donald Trump."

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