VOA’s Russian service and VOA National Security Correspondent Jeff Seldin contributed to this report.
WHITE HOUSE — An Iranian government spokesman says the departure of National Security Adviser John Bolton could allow U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration to deal with Iran in a “less biased manner.”
Ali Rabiei said Wednesday that Bolton was a “symbol of America’s hawkish policies” and animosity toward Iran. Officials, including Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, had repeatedly pointed to Bolton as a figure opposed to dialogue in resolving U.S.-Iran tensions.
U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that Trump’s firing of Bolton will not change the president’s read more >>>