Javad Zarif–sanctioned by the U.S. Treasury Department last August–takes a meeting with Senator Murphy

Chris Murphy Admits He Secretly Met With Iranian Foreign Minister
by Alex Griswold
February 18, 2020

Senator Chris Murphy (D., Conn.) admitted Tuesday that he secretly met with Iranian foreign minister Javad Zarif at an international security conference. Murphy met with Zarif after criticizing the Trump administration’s Middle East policy in a speech to the Munich Security Conference last week. Murphy remained silent when reports of the meeting emerged on Monday, but acknowledged he met with top Iranian regime officials in a Medium post published Tuesday…The admission came hours after Secretary of State Mike Pompeo harshly criticized Murphy’s meeting in remarks to reporters. Pompeo noted the United States government has designated Zarif the regime’s chief propagandist. READ MORE

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