Iran-U.S. tension is currently under control to some extent, but it will not ease in the short term due to Iran’s nuclear activities, according to an expert.

“The Centre For Iranian Studies IRAM was using the concept of ‘controlled escalation of tension’ to describe the Iran-U.S. relations, but now the tension seems a little out of control,” Hakki Uygur, the deputy head of the center in Ankara, told Anadolu Agency in an exclusive interview.

Rising Iran-US tension

U.S.-Iran relations have been tense since May 2019 due to the substantial fall in Iran’s oil sales, Uygur said.

The expert recalled

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