US President Donald Trump has censured former secretary of state John Kerry for his efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal, accusing him of “hurting [his] country.”
“John Kerry can’t get over the fact that he had his chance and blew it!” Trump tweeted Tuesday. “Stay away from negotiations John, you are hurting your country!”
John Kerry can’t get over the fact that he had his chance and blew it! Stay away from negotiations John, you are hurting your country!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 8, 2018
Trump has declared that he would pull the US out of the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which lifted nuclear-related sanctions on Tehran in exchange for curbs on its nuclear program.
The US has announced to decide on the issue later today as European allies of the United States, particularly the UK, are reportedly trying to convince the president to stay in the deal backed by five…