Donald Trump and Rex Tillerson disagreed on key diplomatic issues

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday fired US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, saying the two had a “different mindset” on key diplomatic issues and “we disagreed on things” including the international nuclear accord with Iran.
Here are some issues on which Tillerson, former chief executive officer at Exxon Mobil Corp, differed with Trump.

IRAN NUCLEAR DEAL

Tillerson encouraged Trump to maintain the international nuclear deal with Iran reached during Democratic former President Barack Obama’s administration. The 2015 deal gave Iran billions of dollars in sanctions relief in return for curbs on its nuclear program. Trump on Tuesday told reporters, “When you look at the Iran deal, I think it’s terrible. I guess he thinks it was OK. I wanted to break it or do something, and he felt a little bit differently. So we were not thinking the same.” Trump has vowed to stop waiving U.S. sanctions unless European allies agreed to strengthen the deal’s terms by consenting to a side agreement…

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