US President Donald Trump today named a new national security adviser after firing John Bolton last week.
The national security adviser departed abruptly after President Trump suggested he might lift some sanctions as an incentive for Tehran to get to the negotiating table.
The emergency meetings in Mecca come just as the United States plans to beef up its troops in the Gulf after attacks on oil assets there, which it blames on Tehran.
U.S. National Security Advisor, John Bolton, is thought to be considering sending troops to Columbia as part of his battle with Venezuelan President Maduro.
“It looks like your eagle has eaten all the olives and has left only the arrows,” Putin joked, comparing current US policy to the symbols on the country's coat of arms.
US National Security Adviser John Bolton addressed reporters following a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin amid talks that the US could pull out of a Cold War-era arms-control treaty.