Bolton exit followed bust-up over mooted Trump-Rouhani meeting

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  • National security adviser opposed idea of easing sanctions
  • Trump on Bolton: ‘He made some very big mistakes’

Donald Trump and his top officials reportedly discussed the possibility of easing sanctions on Iran on Monday, as a means of engineering a meeting with Iran’s president, Hassan Rouhani, at this month’s UN general assembly.

According to the account by Bloomberg News, the then national security adviser, John Bolton, argued forcefully against such a meeting, a day before his abrupt departure from the White House.

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