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Turki Al-Faisal on De-Escalation Efforts in the Iran Crisis

Clip: 01/07/2020 | 2m 34s Video has closed captioning.

Both Iraq and Iran claim that, when he was killed, Soleimani was in Baghdad to discuss easing tensions between Shia Iran and Sunni Saudi Arabia. Both Saudi officials and the U.S. Secretary of State reject that claim, but the Saudis are nonetheless leading the effort for a de-escalation of tensions. Christiane discusses Saudi concerns with Turki Al-Faisal, the former Saudi Ambassador to the U.S.

Aired: 01/07/20

Rating: NR

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