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UK envoy to US says Donald Trump dumped Iran nuke deal ‘to spite Obama’

After first describing White House personnel as “inept,” the British press published further comments by UK Ambassador Kim Darroch, accusing President Trump of “diplomatic vandalism” and how he pulled out of the Iranian nuclear deal because, “it was Obama’s deal.” 

By i24NEWS


Britain’s envoy to the US believed Donald Trump pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal because it was hashed out by the administration of his predecessor Barack Obama, according to leaked documents published by the Mail on Sunday.

“The administration is set upon an act of diplomatic vandalism, seemingly for ideological and personality reasons — it was Obama’s deal,” ambassador Kim Darroch wrote in a 2018 memo. Continue Reading »