World Iran accuses Trump of 'bad faith' on nuclear deal

22:26  11 august  2017
22:26  11 august  2017 Source:   AFP

Iran Says New U.S. Sanctions Violate Nuclear Deal

  Iran Says New U.S. Sanctions Violate Nuclear Deal The complaint, reported by the Iranian news media, appeared to be part of an effort to blame the United States should the nuclear accord unravel.Furious over new American sanctions, Iran said on Tuesday that it had lodged a complaint with the commission that polices possible violations of the Iranian nuclear agreement.

US president ‘always wanted to kill the deal ,’ Iranian FM tweets. ‘To avoid isolation, he’s trying to blame it on Iran ’.

Summary⎙ Print Iran hit back Friday at Donald Trump 's warnings on Tehran's ballistic missiles programme, accusing the US president of showing " bad faith " over the 2015 nuclear accord. "POTUS (president of the United States) always wanted to kill" the deal

US President Donald Trump accused Iran of not © Provided by AFP US President Donald Trump accused Iran of not "living up to the spirit" of the deal it struck with major powers including Washington, reiterating that he viewed it as a "horrible agreement"

Iran hit back Friday at Donald Trump's warnings on Tehran's ballistic missiles programme, accusing the US president of showing "bad faith" over the 2015 nuclear accord.

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"POTUS (president of the United States) always wanted to kill" the deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif tweeted. "To avoid isolation, he's trying to blame it on Iran."

Iran says US breaching nuclear deal as Rouhani starts new term

  Iran says US breaching nuclear deal as Rouhani starts new term Iran said Thursday that new US sanctions were a violation of its nuclear deal with world powers, piling pressure on President Hassan Rouhani as he started his second term. Trending Now: The 10 Best Balance Transfer Cards See The Cards Sponsored by NextAdvisor Rouhani was sworn in by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei later in the day following his re-election in May. It comes less than 24 hours after US President Donald Trump confirmed fresh sanctions against Iran.

US President Donald Trump accused Iran of not "living up to the spirit" of the deal it struck with major powers including Washington, reiterating that he viewed it as a "horrible agreement". Iran hit back Friday at Donald Trump 's warnings on Tehran's ballistic missiles programme

U.S. President Donald Trump , who has called the agreement - negotiated by his predecessor Barack Obama - "the worst deal ever" last week told Iran to adhere to the Iran has previously accused the United States of defying the spirit of the nuclear deal or "showing bad faith ", but has not taken any

He charged that Trump was showing "bad faith on top of US violating the letter & spirit" of the deal.

On Thursday, the president accused Iran of not "living up to the spirit" of the deal it struck with major powers including Washington, reiterating that he viewed it as a "horrible agreement".

"I don't think Iran is in compliance," Trump said. "I don't think they're living up to the spirit of the agreement."

The accord gave Iran relief from sanctions in exchange for accepting curbs on its ability to make material for nuclear weapons.

Last month, Trump was forced to back down from a key campaign promise to withdraw from the agreement.

Trump had described it as "the worst deal ever" and accused Tehran of continuing to back extremist groups in the Middle East.

Rouhani sworn in amid US-Iran friction

  Rouhani sworn in amid US-Iran friction <p>Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has been sworn in for a second term after a landslide victory over his hardline opponent in elections in May.</p>However, ahead of the ceremony Mr Rouhani accused the US of undermining the 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

President Donald Trump , who has called the agreement – negotiated by his predecessor Barack Obama – “the worst deal ever Iran has previously accused the United States of defying the spirit of the nuclear deal or “showing bad faith ,” but has not taken any formal action against Washington.

U.S. President Donald Trump , who has called the agreement – negotiated by his predecessor Barack Obama – “the worst deal ever” last week told Iran to adhere to the Iran has previously accused the United States of defying the spirit of the nuclear deal or “showing bad faith ”, but has not taken any

But on July 17, the White House certified that the Islamic republic was in fact sticking to the nuclear agreement.

Still, a day later, the United States imposed new sanctions on Iran -- targeting 18 individuals and entities -- over its missile programme.

The US Treasury punished Iran again later in July after Tehran tested a satellite launch rocket. The department singled out six companies Washington said were involved in the missile programme.

Iran was also slapped with a sanctions bill targeting its missile programme and alleged human rights violations, which Trump signed into law last week.

Tehran protested that the new sanctions violated the nuclear accord.

Iran says its missile programme is for defensive purposes only. It has vowed to reciprocate US sanctions.

Parliament is due to vote next week on a bill that increases funding for Tehran's missile programme and its Quds Force, the foreign operations wing of the elite Revolutionary Guards.

Iran's top priority to protect nuclear deal from US: Rouhani .
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday the top foreign policy priority for his new government was to protect the nuclear deal from being torn up by the United States. "The most important job of our foreign minister is first to stand behind the JCPOA, and not to allow the US and other enemies to succeed," Rouhani told parliament, using the technical name for the 2015 deal that eased sanctions in exchange for curbs to Iran's nuclear programme. "Standing up for the JCPOA means standing up to Iran's enemies," he said on the last day of debates over his cabinet selections.

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