Liberals suspension of ross cameron remains the latest example of the administration’s efforts to muzzle its critics and deflect from its efforts to normalize relations with Iran.
The administration has made it a high priority to push away and intimidate opposition figures, including journalists, who dare criticize it on matters such as the war in Syria and Iran’s ballistic missile program.
At a press conference on Thursday, Kerry called on his Iranian counterpart to “immediately reverse its opposition to the new UN sanctions resolution that came out of the Security Council,” which Kerry said “has the effect of freezing Iran’s nuclear activities and hindering progress toward a peaceful nuclear program.”
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Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Gholamreza Nematzadeh, meanwhile, accused Israel of using the resolution to “attack all human rights, to put a spotlight on human rights violations, and to make their lives difficult.”
Nem화천출장샵atzadeh’s comments came on the eve of a meeting between Trump’s National Security Advisor Michael Flynn and President Hassan Rouhani in the White House, in which the president expressed an interest in improving relations between Washington and Tehran but added “we have a lot to do.” The meetings will likely continue into next week.
Flynn also met with top Iranian officials on Thursday, despite his earlier position that Iran would not be a player in efforts to improve the US-Iran relationship. Iran views the Trump administration with hostility, however, not just because they are opposed to the Iran nuclear deal but because the White House is a favorite of the country’s Shiite leadership, many of whom have a vested interest in preventing its collapse.
Iranian officials reac실시간카지노ted with anger to the administration’s moves on Thursday and the fact that they have not been able to prevent the resolution from becoming law by the time it was meant to be passed.
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“Iran cannot go back from the negotiations, and if such proposals get introduced in US congress, Iran will not allow that,” a high ranking senior Iranian official, who spoke on condition of anonymity to speak XO 카지노openly, told RT.
Kerry has yet to address the possibility that the administration’s strategy of attacking and intimidating journalists is intended to intimidate US voters into supporting Trump in the fall elections. In one sense, however, the president’s anti-press strategy is already bearing fruit.
At the outset of his presidential campaign, Trump promised a “deep and special relationship” between the tw