- US president, Donald Trump
made a statement following the missile attacks on US bases in Iran and
said that, there were no causalities reported from the side of U.S.
Minister Javad Zarif invoked Article 51 of the UN Charter, which allows
member states to take military actions in self defence if they come under
- He said Iran
has taken and concluded “proportionate measures in self-defense”, which
can be interpreted that Iran is now ready for de-escalation.
- Mr. Trump
did well to step back and not push the Gulf region into a disastrous cycle
of violence and destruction.
international community should now push for a diplomatic settlement of the
crisis and find ways to revive the nuclear deal which could bring long
term peace to the Gulf.