Oil Dives As Trump Says No Iran Regime Change; Pompeo Says They're "Ready To Negotiate"

Zero Hedge | 7/16/2019 | Staff
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Oil dove sharply on Tuesday after back-to-back comments from President Trump and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo signaling a potential de-escalation of tensions in the region.

Earlier in the day President Trump reiterated during a Cabinet meeting, "We're not looking for regime change," adding "We want them out of Yemen."

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Pompeo, seated next to Trump, said that Tehran is ready to negotiate over its missile program for the first time.

"For the first time … the Iranians said they are ready to negotiate on their missile program," said Pompeo.

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Trump added "They’d like to talk, and we’ll see what happens," adding that Iran "can't have a nuclear weapon."

The comments sent oil tumbling.


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