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New Pentagon Chief Wants To Win NATO Allies' Support On Iran

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Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said on Tuesday he hoped to recruit support from NATO allies. The support would be for U.S. efforts to deter conflict with Iran and “open the door to diplomacy." When asked what he wanted to see from allies in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, he said... “Express with us the concern, outrage ... with regard to Iran’s activities in the region. That would be a good first step,” Esper “And then secondly, to support any range of activities we may think merit participation to help, again, deter conflict and show that we’re resolute." Esper maintains that he wants to "close the door to conflict and open the door to diplomacy."

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