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Why Europe is caught in the middle of U.S.-Iran tensions

Clip: 06/18/2019 | 2m 49s Video has closed captioning.

Although tensions between the U.S. and Iran are high, officials from both countries insist they don't want a military confrontation. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will resist sanctions but not wage war, while Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called sending more U.S. troops to the region a "deterrent." Meanwhile, U.S. allies in Europe are sharply divided on Iran. Nick Schifrin reports.

Aired: 06/18/19

Rating: NR

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