Cruz Suggests Biden Admin’s Russia-Ukraine Policy Hampered By Focus on Securing Iran Nuclear Deal

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) railed on May 17 at what he said was the Biden administration approaching the Russia-Ukraine conflict through the goal of achieving a nuclear deal with Iran.
Since last year, indirect nuclear talks between the United States and Iran have been indefinitely suspended.
The United States withdrew from the 2015 deal, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, in 2018 under then-President Donald Trump, whose administration went on to reinstate the sanctions in addition to slapping on fresh sanctions on Tehran.
Appearing at the Hudson Institute, a Washington-based think tank, Cruz cited that Ukraine last year wanted army tactical missile systems to attack Russia’s base in Crimea—where they were testing kamikaze drones given to them by Iran—only for the Biden administration to reject the request….

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