By BARBARA RODRIGUEZ-NUNESAssociated PressVice President Joe Biden has declared a new war, but he’s not calling for the United States to go to war with Iran or Syria.
Biden said Monday the U.S. will defend its interests in the Persian Gulf and in Europe and Asia and continue to lead in international efforts to combat climate change.
The president’s remarks were in response to a question about whether the United Kingdom would join a U.N. resolution that calls for the U-turn on the nuclear deal reached with Iran.
Britain, which has been one of the main U.K. allies in the Middle East, is the world’s second-largest economy and the world leader in renewable energy.BIDEN: The U.k. is a great power.
It is a big and strong nation.
We will not change the U, our values, our way of life, our commitment to freedom, to democracy, to human rights, or to our alliances with allies and partners in the world.
We have a strong and important relationship with the U of A, and we will continue to do so.(AP Photo/J.
Scott Applewhite)The U.A.E. deal was struck in 2014 after years of wrangling over Iran’s nuclear program.
Iran, which is seeking a nuclear weapons capability, has repeatedly rejected the agreement and threatened to tear it up if the U