24 mai 2019

Iran vs. US: From Talk of War to Talk of Talk

al-monitor.com

Iraq, Oman, Germany step up shuttle diplomacy US President Donald Trump repeated his offer to talk with Tehran’s leaders, but his Iranian counterpart says he’s not interested in picking up the phone. “If [Iran] called, we would certainly negotiate,” Trump told reporters on May 20. “But that’s going to be up to them. I’d only want them to call if they’re ready. If they’re not ready, they don’t have to bother.” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he isn’t ready and won’t bother, as we reported  [...]