AIC’s President Dr. Amirahamadi was recently interviewed by UrduPoint News about Russia’s new initiative for peace in the Persian Gulf. His responses were incorporated into the article below written by Muhammad Irfan and published for UrduPoint News and Sputnik.
UrduPoint News: Russia's Gulf Security Plan Much-Needed, Useful Contribution To Regional Peace
Russia's new initiative for Gulf peace is a long-anticipated mechanism for ensuring security in the region, but the plan is unlikely to be backed by the United States and its Gulf allies, experts told Sputnik.
On Tuesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry unveiled the Collective Security Concept for the Persian Gulf Region, proposing "renouncement of permanent deployment of troops of extra-regional states" in the Persian Gulf. The concept promotes multilateralism as the core of the new security system in the region.
The initiative was voiced amid the US-Iranian tensions in the region, which started to escalate after Washington's last year decision to withdraw from the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known as the Iran nuclear deal.Read More