Iran to North Korea: Trust us, not U.S.
Added 08-08-18 03:39:02pm EST - “Iran's president warned North Korea's top diplomat Wednesday to be wary of embracing a denuclearization deal with Washington, arguing the Trump administration's pullout of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal shows the U.S. can't be trusted…” - Washingtontimes.com
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Iran’s president warned North Korea’s top diplomat Wednesday to be wary of embracing a denuclearization deal with Washington, arguing the Trump administration’s pullout of the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal shows the U.S. can’t be trusted to keep its word.
“The U.S. government’s behavior in these years [has] been such that today America is known in the world as an unreliable and untrustworthy country that does not honor any of its commitments,” Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said during a meeting in Tehran with North Korean Foreign Minister Ri Yong-ho.
State-controlled media in Iran reported that Mr. Rouhani also urged Mr. Ri, who was on a special visit to the Iranian capital, to forge closer ties with Tehran so the two can “stand together” and promote “cooperation in international circles.”
Mr. Ri appeared to agree, according to Iran’s Tasnim News Agency, suggesting that the North Korean foreign minister, who has been central to delicate talks with U.S. officials in recent months, may be a less willing partner than the Trump administration had hoped.
Wednesday’s development came amid growing unease in Washington over the lack of progress being made by Pyongyang toward abandoning its nuclear weapons, despite North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s broad promise during a summit with President Trump to pursue the goal of denuclearization.
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