“It was their decisions, not the president’s, that were in the best interests of America, they said. The president didn’t know what he was doing.”
‘When you look at the Iran deal, I think it’s terrible. I guess he thought it was OK. So we were not really thinking the same,’ Trump said on Tillerson.
‘We spoke about all of the reasons why we must jointly go after these trans-criminal organizations,’ said US Secretary of State Tillerson.
The designation seeks to prevent these individuals from obtaining the resources they need to carry out terror attacks.
Netanyahu is also expected to meet with French President Macron and German Chancellor Merkel over the Iran deal.
On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump refuted an optimistic claim by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that the US embassy will be moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem by the end of this year, but on Thursday, major US media proclaimed precisely the opposite; an embassy move by the end of 2018.
“It’s not going to be anything that happens right away. Probably no earlier than three years out, and that’s pretty ambitious.”
Outside pressures may be acting to stop Trump from fulfilling his campaign promises, including from his cabinet, advisors, the UN Security Council, Palestinians, and even Benjamin Netanyahu.
PA President Abbas announced that he has frozen all contact with the U.S. over the Trump administration’s move to shutter the Palestinians’ office in Washington, D.C.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson announced on Friday that the White House was considering shutting down the Palestinian mission in Washington.