London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2019 05:39 PM IST
The UK envoy, Kim Darroch, described Donald Trump pulling out of the Iran deal in May 2018 as an act of ‘diplomatic vandalism’, adding that the act appeared to be for ‘personality reasons’, according to the latest extracts published in ‘The Mail on Sunday’.
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2019 06:39 PM IST
Foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt, who organized a conference on threat to media freedom across the world this week, defended the right of the press to publish Darroch’s leaked emails that described the Trump administration as ‘inept, insecure and incompetent’, among other remarks.
UPDATED ON JUL 10, 2019 08:00 PM IST
Kim Darroch, who was branded “a very stupid guy” by Trump in Twitter tirades, said he wanted to put an end to speculation. The row raised questions over the ability of diplomats to report candidly to their capitals.
Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2019 01:28 PM IST
The president also virtually declared the envoy, Kim Darroch, persona non-grata saying his administration will have nothing to do with him any more.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 08, 2019 04:56 PM IST
The row continued to create ripples in Westminster, with foreign secretary Jeremy Hunt rejecting the envoy’s views, praising the Trump administration as ‘highly effective’.
PUBLISHED ON JUL 07, 2019 07:15 PM IST
Darroch labeled the administration ‘inept, insecure and incompetent’, calling the White House under Trump ‘dysfunctional’ and ‘divided’.
London | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 07, 2019 03:29 PM IST
Ambassador Kim Darroch reportedly said Trump’s presidency could “crash and burn” and “end in disgrace”, in the cache of secret cables and briefing notes sent back to Britain seen by the newspaper.