US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to outline the Donald Trump administration’s new strategy toward Iran, weeks after the US president announced to withdraw from the 2015 multilateral Iran nuclear deal.
Pompeo will deliver his first foreign policy speech at the conservative Heritage Foundation in Washington, DC, on Monday, where he is expected to censure the Europeans for refusing to go along with Trump’s decision to unilaterally walk away from the Iran nuclear deal, known as the JCPOA.
“Looking forward to speaking [at Heritage] on Monday, May 21, about the road ahead on [Iran],” Pompeo tweeted over the weekend.
The State Department’s top policy adviser, Brian Hook, said Friday that Pompeo will lay out the administration’s plans to negotiate a “new framework that’s going to address the totality of Iran’s threats.”
Other Trump administration officials have said the new US strategy will encompass “a new security…