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Iran not pulling weight on 2015 nuclear deal

22 April 2017

He pointedly stopped sort of telegraphing whether or not the USA would stay in.

U.S. president Donald Trump described the Iran deal during his election campaign as the "worst deal ever negotiated", pledging to abolish the agreement, though has so far not followed through on his promises to revoke it.

He also said the committed to a strong Europe, but didn't say directly whether he prefers that the European Union stay intact. The shooter was a USA citizen of Afghan descent.

Obama considered the nuclear agreement one of his most important foreign-policy achievements, saying it would end the threat that Iran would have a nuclear weapon.

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But Tillerson said on April 19 that it "fails to achieve the objective of a nonnuclear Iran" and does not address "alarming ongoing provocations" by Iran in the Middle East.

The state department admits that Iran has so far maintained its side of the bargain it struck with world powers in 2015 to curtail its nuclear programme in exchange for sanctions relief. Critics have said it's unfathomable that the US would grant sanctions relief to Tehran even as Tehran continues testing ballistic missiles, violating human rights and supporting extremist groups elsewhere in the Middle East.

Notwithstanding, Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror through many platforms and methods", Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wrote in a letter to Speaker Paul RyanPaul RyanSchiff: "Trump breaking Iran deal "a grave mistake" Week ahead: "Congress returns from recess to work on healthcare, spending bill GOP rep to potential Senate rival: "Don't run MORE (R-Wis.) on Tuesday. On Tuesday the administration notified Congress that Iran was continuing to comply with the terms of the deal, a notice that must be given every 90 days.

Foreign policy experts were dismayed by the Trump administration's ongoing aggression toward Iran, and warned that it could set the us on a path toward war.

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"They are not living up to the spirit of the agreement".

Tillerson expressed concerns about Tehran's continued support for Syrian President Bashar Assad and its hostility toward Israel.

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared that the United States will no longer exercise "strategic patience" with Iran, and criticized the Iran nuclear deal reached under President Obama as one that simply tries to buy off Iran and leave the consequences for later generations.

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"I think we are seeing Trump doctrine as very... aggressive, just like the man himself, and this is very unsafe for the rest of the world, it's threatening conflicts and undermining diplomacy when it was successful". "That allows him to tell his base that he's getting a better deal than Bush or Obama got, and yet reassure these institutions that it's really all being done with a nod and a wink, that Trump doesn't mean what he says", Brinkley said.