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Trump says he hopes US not going to war with Iran

16.5.2019

Trump says he hopes US not going to war with Iran

U.S. President Donald Trump said he hoped the United States was not heading to war with Iran as he met with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer.

Switzerland, a neutral country, has historically been a liaison between the United States and Iran, which have no diplomatic relations.

The Washington Post, citing unnamed U.S. officials, reported late Wednesday that Trump preferred a diplomatic route with Iran and direct talks with its leaders but worried that some of his advisers were pushing war.

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday welcomed what she called Trump's lack of "appetite" for military conflict with Tehran.

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