President Donald Trump castigated former Secretary of State John Kerry for engaging in covert talks with foreign leaders in an effort to salvage the Iran nuclear deal.
Trump took to Twitter Monday to rebuke Kerry for initiating unsanctioned and “possibly illegal” talks with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, as well as with the French and German heads of state in a concerted effort to keep the agreement aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear weapons program intact.
Adding insult to injury, the president stated that if Kerry hadn’t played a central role in “creating” the flawed accord “in the first place” there wouldn’t be any need for his administration to debate scrapping it.
“The United States does not need John Kerry’s possibly illegal Shadow Diplomacy on the very badly negotiated Iran Deal,” Trump tweeted. “He was the one that created this MESS in the first place!”
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