Donald Trump strikes blow against Iran nuclear deal in major US policy shift

"We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence more terror and the very real threat of Iran’s nuclear breakout," Trump said.

By: Reuters | Washington | Published: October 13, 2017 11:21 pm
Donald trump, Iran Nuclear deal, US, US President, Rex tillerson, Iranian military, Middleeast, US congress, “We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence more terror and the very real threat of Iran’s nuclear breakout,” Trump said.

US President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement on Friday in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Tehran is complying with the deal and warning he might ultimately terminate it.

Trump announced the major shift in US policy in a speech that detailed a more confrontational approach to Iran over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs and its support for extremist groups in the Middle East. Trump said in an address at the White House that his goal is to ensure Iran’s never obtains a nuclear weapon.

“We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence more terror and the very real threat of Iran’s nuclear breakout,” Trump said.

While Trump did not pull the United States out of the agreement, aimed at preventing Iran from developing a nuclear bomb, he gave the US Congress 60 days to decide whether to reimpose economic sanctions on Tehran that were lifted under the pact.

That would increase tension with Iran as well as put Washington at odds with other signatories of the accord such as Britain, France, Germany, Russia, China and the European Union.

Trump warned that if “we are not able to reach a solution working with Congress and our allies, then the agreement will be terminated.”

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    mehdi mountather
    Oct 14, 2017 at 4:59 pm
    Donald Trump gendarme de satan de guerre en guerre comme Hitler pharaon pire Daech aux gouverneurs et aux sénateurs républicains et démocrates la CIA FBI Pentagone de limogé Donald Trump le 16.10.2017 pour éviter la fin des américains et la fin de leurs villes par ces punitions d' ALLAH violent feu de forêt séisme plus 7 tsunami volcan apocalyptique ouragan pire Irma les tornades les météorite astéroïde ALLAH a punit Usa par ce feu de forêt en Californie les ouragans Harvey Irma Nate séisme a Alaska pour leurs guerres contre les pays musulmans et leurs aide a israél ce séisme a Washington de 3.4 le 12.10.2017 avertis t d' ALLAH pour Donald Trump.
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      Abid
      Oct 14, 2017 at 11:49 am
      Trump has always been "divisive",from the first days of electioneering, made a mess of Obama Care, withdrew from the Paris climate accord, and then the Trade-Pacific Partnership,trade talks.North Korea-U.S nuclear row is slowly heading towards a possible confrontation,now he has created another such divisive issue. Not only American people, but NATO countries are also divided, no country is supporting Trump's "America First", they have already entered into business deals worth billions with Iran, besides China, Russia have also some big deals with Iran Trump's "ideas" will cost its own Boeing, a deal of about $110 billions. The chances are strong that, two major groups, UNSC members and U.K,France, Germany will not back Trump(U.S.A). They are all divided,thanks to Trump's great ideas!
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      1. k 4329
        Oct 14, 2017 at 7:14 am
        Trump likes to be in the news 24x7. He wants to destroy all the good work of Obama because he hates African American.
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