Foreign policy of the Joe Biden administration

Iran accuses US of provoking Middle East ‘crises’

Tehran on Sunday accused Washington of provoking tensions in the Middle East, a day after US President Joe Biden ended a tour to Iran's rival Saudi Arabia and arch-foe Israel.

Washington "has once again resorted to the failed policy of Iran-phobia, trying to create tensions and crises in the region," Iran's foreign ministry spokesman Nasser Kanani said in a statement.

Biden to meet with Israeli leaders on second day of Mideast tour

U.S. President Joe Biden will hold bilateral talks on July 14 with Israeli officials in Jerusalem, where the two allies are expected to declare a "united stand" on common foe Iran.

Biden touched down in Tel Aviv on Wednesday for the first Middle East tour of his presidency, which will see him meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders before flying onwards to Saudi Arabia.

United States joins the EU in Sanctions against Putin and Lavrov

US President Joe Biden has left for Delaware, where he is expected to meet with his security team.

White House spokesman Jen Psaki confirmed that the United States is joining its European allies and will impose sanctions directly on Russian President Vladimir Putin, the foreign minister and members of the Russian Security Council.