One of the main foci of attention of this week in the UN General Assembly will be the tensions between Iran and the U.S. and its main allies in the region, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. The drone attacks at strategic facilities of the oil company saudi Aramco, which Washington accuses Tehran have warmed the most of the meeting of international leaders.
Donald Trump was already yesterday in New York city , where he participated in a conference organized by the united states on the persecution of religious minorities, which also gave a sit-in at the climate summit, promoted by the UN. To Rohaní is already expected yesterday in New York. Today has on its agenda a meeting with the president of the Government in functions Spain, Pedro Sanchez, and the Wednesday is scheduled to address the General Assembly.
the presence of The iranian leader in New York city will be a stage of maximum sensitivity to be diplomatic. The drone attacks, which are in addition to previous incidents in the Persian Gulf , making it very difficult for a meeting between the leaders, something that Trump had not ruled out in the past. After that listen to drums of war, the moderate reaction of Trump attacks -hardening of sanctions and deployment of a small military contingent - has improved the chances of a meeting.
The president of France, Emmanuel Macron , which tries to position itself as an intermediary between the two, acknowledged this weekend that, although there is no reason to think that the meeting will occur. "The iranians are on a path of escalating tensions that is a strategic mistake," said Macron. But he acknowledged that "anything can happen" this week that change the dynamic, and to promote the relaxation of tensions. With the unpredictability of Trump and Rohaní, do not lack reason.Updated Date: 24 September 2019, 05:01