Iran: Middle-East fulcrum

­Seyyed Abbas Araghchi – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister

Tensions in the Middle-East have risen again with Israel and Hamas attacking each other on the Gaza Strip border. Escalation is nothing new to the region, except for one thing. Not long ago, Hamas broke up with one of its main backers, Iran. Does this mean the political landscape is changing in the Middle-East? In general, how does Iran, one the biggest countries and most powerful countries in the region, build up relations with its neighbors? We’ll discuss it right now with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araghchi.