October 19, 2017

Trump kicks fate of Iran nuclear deal to Congress

Trump kicks fate of Iran nuclear deal to CongressPresident Donald Trump has kicked the fate of the landmark Iran nuclear deal to the US Congress, ignoring the advice of worried allies as he vowed to confront the "fanatical regime" in Tehran. Trump defended his decision to "decertify" Iran's compliance with the 2015 agreement in a speech Friday that evoked US grievances dating back to the 1979 Islamic Revolution. Former US secretary of state John Kerry, who negotiated the nuclear deal, accused Trump of "creating an international crisis" and called on the US Congress to stand in the president's way.


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