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Iran considers turning to China and Russia after Trump appointments of 'super hawks' Bolton and Pompeo

2018-03-25 09:49:12       source:Independent

March 24, 2018


Iran is considering turning to Russia and China following Donald Trump’s decision to appoint “super hawks” John Bolton and Mike Pompeo as his national security adviser and secretary of state.


A senior Iranian politician said the Islamic Republic should strengthen its ties with the two global powers because of the harder line expected from the US administration.


Both Mr Bolton, the former ambassador to the United Nations and Fox News contributor, and CIA Director Mr Pompeo have criticised the nuclear deal with Iran and are viewed as pro-Israel. Mr Bolton has supported taking military action.


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