U.s. Relations With Iran

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U.S. Relationship With Iran The United States is seen today as an enemy instead of a friend to most Mid-Eastern countries. In Iran the U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with Iran since the 1980’s after Iranian students seized the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took 52 Americans hostage. Since then, conversation between Tehran and Washington has been done by mediators. The United States has drafted and supported UN sanctions against Tehran over its nuclear program. Some analysts suggest relative-moderate President Hassan Rohani 's election represented an opening for direct U.S.-Iran nuclear talks. While the Tehran support Bashar al-Assad 's regime in Syria. Washington supports the anti-Assad rebels. The U.S. also has major concerns for Iran’s nuclear program, sponsorship of terrorism, and human rights record. The U.S. has tried to push the Iranian government to talk with the U.N. to try and dissolve the nuclear program and human rights abuse. The current Iranian government still has not recognized, one of America’s closest ally, Israel’s right to exist, this has hindered the Middle East peace process by arming militants, including Hamas, Hizballah, and Palestinian Islamic Jihad, and continues to play a disruptive role in sustaining violence in the region, particularly in Syria. But even with the bad blood between the U.S. and Iran, U.S. still sends aid to the country. The aid is in the form training, to protect citizens’ rights and to communicate securely and freely with

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