John Bolton threatens ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran during Jerusalem meeting with Russian and Israeli counterparts

JTA – National Security Adviser John Bolton said the United States will put maximum pressure in the form of sanctions on Iran if it does not return to the negotiating table.Bolton made the statement Tuesday in Jerusalem following a three-way meeting of the national security officials of the U.S., Russia and Israel.He told a reporter that the Trump administration is not seeking regime change in Iran, which he said is not U.S. policy, though he had lobbied for it as a private citizen.Bolton also reiterated that the president s decision to halt a retaliatory attack on Iranian targets following its downing of an unmanned U.S. drone that Iran says entered its airspace is not a sign of weakness.

Source: John Bolton threatens ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran during Jerusalem meeting with Russian and Israeli counterparts

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