Emails show UAE-linked effort against Tillerson

Emails show UAE-linked effort against Tillerson
 

The BBC has obtained leaked emails that show a lobbying effort to get US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sacked for failing to support the United Arab Emirates against regional rival Qatar.
Major Trump fundraiser and UAE-linked businessman Elliott Broidy met US President Donald Trump in October 2017 and urged him to sack Mr Tillerson, the emails reveal.
In other emails, he calls the top US diplomat "a tower of Jello", "weak" and says he "needs to be slammed".
Mr Broidy says Qatar hacked his emails.
"We have reason to believe this hack was sponsored and... read more

 
5 March 2018 in World News, Views: 54
Source: BBC
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