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I'm heading out today. Our first stop will be in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, two great allies in the challenge that Iran presents. And we'll be talking with them about how to make sure that we are all strategically aligned and how we can build out a global coalition. A coalition not only throughout the Gulf states, but in Asia and in Europe, that understands this challenge as it is prepared to push back against the world's largest state sponsor of terror.
The president said this this morning. I think the vice-president reiterated this. We're prepared to negotiate with no preconditions. They know precisely how to find us. And I am confident that at the very moment they're ready to truly engage with us we're able to begin these conversations. I'm looking forward to that day. The president said repeatedly we want a brighter future for the people of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Those negotiations are the gateway. That's how we'll ultimately achieve this.
I think it's really important for everyone to understand that the Iranians are out sowing disinformation in lots of places. First of all, you've seen the childlike map the Foreign Minister Zarif put out. The contrast with the excellence and professionalism of America's military and our intelligence services should leave no doubt in anyone's mind about where that unarmed vehicle was. It was flying in international airspace, and we shouldn't let the Iranians have one moment where any reporter would write that there is even a credible response to the data set that the Americans have put forward.
Secondly, Iranians are out telling the story about a message that travelled through Omani channels. That's just false. It's pure and blatant disinformation. They passed another message that said that the United States was removing forces from Balad Air Force Base. You can go see them. They're there.
I don't want to get in front of what we'll announce tomorrow, but this will be a further effort to ensure that their capacity not only to grow their economy, but to evade sanctions, becomes more and more difficult. And it'll be an important addition to our capacity to enforce sanctions against Iran, to ultimately achieve the objective that we've laid out.