Former Diplomat Says Trump Wants Talks

Hamid Reza AsefiHamid Reza Asefi

Despite his hostile rhetoric US President Donald Trump has a desire to engage Iran in negotiations and will do all he can to achieve this goal, says a foreign policy expert. 
"I have always said Trump would love to negotiate with Iran. Holding talks with Iran is very important for him. He is yearning for talks and will do all kinds of things to hold talks with Iran," Hamid Reza Asefi told the Fararu news website in remarks published on Thursday. 
Over the past several months and after pulling out of the historic Iran nuclear agreement in May, Trump has often said that he wants Tehran to come to the negotiating table to discuss a range of critical issues.  


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