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Iran Envoy Brian Hook, a ‘Survivor’ on Trump’s Team, to Quit

NYTimes.com Thursday, 6 August 2020
The exit of Brian Hook, the State Department’s special envoy for Iran, most likely rules out nuclear diplomacy with Tehran before November.
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