On Thursday the US State Department slammed the Iranian government for its deceit and "web of lies" regarding the destination of the previously detained tanker Adrian Darya.
The last straw that broke Trump's back with Bolton appears to be the latter's vehement opposition to any kind of opening toward Iran. Suddenly a French proposal for a way out of the stand-off is being talked about by Trump and Pompeo. Will Trump find
Iran = Hold the cheers!
Global risk assets got a boost last week from news that the US and China will resume their stalled trade talks in October.
French President Emmanuel Macron failed to promote successfully his Iranian initiative with the US administration despite the initial blessing of his US counterpart. This failure led Iran to make a third gradual withdrawal from its JCPOA nuclear deal
Iran - According to Christian scripture, bribe money is blood money, a longstanding US specialty -- followed by toughness when offers are rejected.
The United States offered millions of dollars to the captain of an Iranian oil tanker currently at the center of a diplomatic spat, according to the Financial Times and confirmed to the AFP by the US state department.
At a moment the Iran-flagged tanker Adrian Darya has "gone dark" - turning off its transponder signal as it waits off the Syrian coast in what is believed the precursor to an imminent offloading of its 2.1 million barrels of Iranian crude, ...