Trump pulls US out of 'horrible' Iran deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani suggested his country would continue to abide by the agreement, but that it was now between Iran and the five other signatories - not the US

8th May, 2018
Trump pulls US out of 'horrible' Iran deal
Donald Trump signs a document reinstating sanctions against Iran. Pic: Getty

President Donald Trump has said the US will withdraw from the landmark 2015 accord to curb Iran’s nuclear programme and reinstate financial sanctions on the Islamic Republic, opening an uncertain new chapter for the Middle East.

His decision, widely anticipated by allies and analysts before his announcement at the White House, was intended to force Iran to renegotiate an agreement the country’s leaders have said they will not revisit. Trump’s political opponents warned he...

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