Washington 0
8 August 2019

President Trump stated that “Iran is in serious financial trouble. They want desperately to talk to the U.S., but are given mixed signals from all of those purporting to represent us, including President Macron of France”. He further asserted that “nobody speaks for the U.S. but the U.S. itself. No one is authorized in any way, shape, or form, to represent us!”.

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