US President Donald Trump says he is ready to meet his Iranian counterpart, Hassan Rouhani, “any time they want to.”
Speaking at a joint press conference alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday, Trump asserted that he would “certainly meet” with Iranians with “no preconditions.”
“It’s good for the country, good for them, good for us and good for the world. No preconditions. If they want to meet, I’ll meet,” said the US president.
Trump’s stance towards Tehran runs counter to his recent threats against the nation as well as pulling Washington out of the Iran nuclear deal despite having the support of almost all US allies.
“I do believe that they will probably end up wanting to meet,” he claimed. “And…