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Blinken urges UN to hold Iran accountable for Mercer Street attack

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said the drone strike was the latest in a pattern of Iranian attacks and provocative behavior.
Antony Blinken

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday called on the United Nations to hold Iran accountable for a fatal drone strike last month in the Arabian Sea, warning that failure to do so would "fuel their sense of impunity."

“We are confident that Iran conducted this unjustified attack, which is part of a pattern of attacks and other provocative behavior,” Blinken said during a virtual UN Security Council session on maritime security.  

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