William Burns and Jake Sullivan
Washington Examiner: Biden CIA pick led secret ‘back channel’ negotiations for Iran deal
Joe Biden’s pick for CIA director led the secretive “back channel” with the Iranian regime during the lead up to the Iran nuclear deal, signaling the former vice president’s continued commitment to rejoining the controversial deal that the Trump administration left in 2018.
William Burns, the president of the Carnegie Endowment for Peace, served as the U.S. ambassador to Jordan and to Russia, also working in a number of other key State Department posts, including deputy secretary of state from 2011 to 2014.
A 2019 book by Burns, The Back Channel: A Memoir of American Diplomacy and the Case for Its Renewal, contained an entire chapter on “Iran and the Bomb: The Secret Talks.”
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WNU Editor: Both men are on record condemning President Trump’s decision to dropout of the Iran nuclear deal. And my source for this information is from the Iranians themselves …. William Burns and Jake Sullivan call Trump’s decision to quit nuclear deal ‘foolish’ (Tehran Times).
Here is a prediction. Secret talks between the Biden administration and Iran are going to take place in the coming months …. if not sooner. For all that we know. They may have already exchanged messages.