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US Lawmaker Says Kerry Must Be Fired If He Shared Info With Iran's Zarif

If former secretary of state John Kerry shared sensitive information with Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, he should be fired from the Biden Administration and there should be an investigation, US Representative Don Bacon (R-NE) told Iran International on Wednesday.

“John Kerry Should not be sharing classified information [with] a terrorist regime that undermines our great all,” Congressman Bacon said.

Iran International revealed a three-hour audio tape on April 25 that it obtained from Iran, in which Zarif mentions that Kerry told him about 200 Israeli airstrikes in Syria that he was not aware of.

The audio recording and the segment about Kerry have led to hot discussions in the United States about whether the former secretary of state violated laws by discussing classified information with a foreign diplomat. It is not clear in the recording what time period Zarif refers to when he quotes Kerry about the Israeli airstrikes, but mentioning 200 airstrikes apparently refers to the period when Kerry was not a government official but still had access to classified information.

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