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WorldRussia says exit of Trump adviser Bolton unlikely to help ties: RIA

09:30  11 september  2019
09:30  11 september  2019 Source:   reuters.com

'I resigned': Bolton fights back after Trump says he fired him

'I resigned': Bolton fights back after Trump says he fired him Former national security adviser John Bolton is pushing back against President Trump for saying that he fired him. Bolton, 70, is instead claiming that he offered his resignation. Trump made the announcement about Bolton's job status on Tuesday morning, tweeting that he "asked John for his resignation" saying they "disagreed strongly." However, Bolton is pushing back on the president's claim. Slideshow by photo services Bolton countered against Trump in a tweet, “I offered to resign last night and President Trump said, ‘Let’s talk about it tomorrow.

New national security adviser expected next week to replace Bolton , who took hawkish positions on major foreign policy issues. Donald Trump has fired his national security adviser , John Bolton , in two tweets that said he “disagreed strongly” with many of his suggestions.

President Trump says he disagreed with many of the US national security adviser 's suggestions. US President Donald Trump has fired his National Security Advisor John Bolton . "I informed John Bolton last night that his services are no longer needed at the White House," he wrote.

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia does not expect its ties with Washington to suddenly improve following the exit of U.S. national security adviser John Bolton, RIA news agency cited Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov as saying on Wednesday.

Russia says exit of Trump adviser Bolton unlikely to help ties: RIA © Reuters/MAXIM SHEMETOV U.S. National Security Adviser Bolton attends a meeting with Russian President Putin in Moscow

U.S. President Donald Trump abruptly fired Bolton amid disagreements with his hardline aide over how to handle foreign policy challenges such as North Korea, Iran, Afghanistan and Russia.

Ryabkov said that such staff reshuffles in the United States have not led to a normalization in relations in the past.

(Reporting by Maria Kiselyova; Writing by Tom Balmforth; Editing by Kim Coghill)

Trump lists Waddell, Kellogg, O'Brien among possible Bolton successors.
President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the candidates he is considering to become his new national security adviser include former deputy national security adviser Ricky Waddell, Vice President Mike Pence's security aide Keith Kellogg, and hostage negotiator Robert O'Brien. © Reuters/Carlos Barria Acting U.S. National Security Advisor Kellogg arrives for U.S.

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