Richard Nephew, a deputy to US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley, is no longer serving in this role, but remains a State Department employee, a senior State Department official told Reuters on Monday.
The official did not give a reason for Nephew’s change of role but said personnel moves were “very common” a year into the administration.
The Wall Street Journal earlier reported that Nephew has left after differences of opinion within the US negotiating team on Iran.
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