World Iran president: 10 Trumps can't roll back nuke deal benefits

14:00  07 october  2017
14:00  07 october  2017 Source:   Associated Press

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TEHRAN, Iran — Iran ’s president is defending the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying not even 10 Donald Trumps can roll back its benefits to his country. Hassan Rouhani’s comments Saturday come as President Donald Trump appears to be stepping back from his campaign pledge

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran 's president is defending the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying not even 10 Donald Trumps can roll back its benefits to his country. Hassan Rouhani's comments Saturday come as President Donald Trump appears to be stepping back from his campaign pledge

In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a ceremony marking the beginning of new Iranian academic year at the Tehran University, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Iran's president on Saturday defended the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying not even 10 Donald Trumps can roll back its benefits to his country as President Donald Trump appears to be stepping back from his campaign pledge to rip up the deal, instead aiming to take other measures against Iran. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)© The Associated Press In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a ceremony marking the beginning of new Iranian academic year at the Tehran University, in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. Iran's president on Saturday defended the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying not even 10 Donald Trumps can roll back its benefits to his country as President Donald Trump appears to be stepping back from his campaign pledge to rip up the deal, instead aiming to take other measures against Iran. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president defended the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers on Saturday, saying not even 10 Donald Trumps can roll back its benefits to his country, state TV reported.

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Iran ’s president is defending the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying not even 10 Donald Trumps can roll back its benefits to his country. Hassan Rouhani’s comments Saturday come as President Donald Trump appears to be stepping back from his campaign pledge to rip up the deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran 's president is defending the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying not even 10 Donald Trumps can roll back its benefits to his country.

Hassan Rouhani's comments came as President Donald Trump appears to be stepping back from his campaign pledge to tear up the deal, instead aiming to take other measures against Iran and its affiliates.

State TV broadcast Rouhani while addressing students at Tehran University, marking the beginning of the educational year.

"We have achieved benefits that are irreversible. Nobody can roll them back, neither Trump, nor 10 other Trumps," he said.

Rouhani warned the U.S. not to violate the deal.

"If the United States violates (the nuclear deal), the entire world will condemn America, not Iran," he said.

Iran accepted curbs on its contested nuclear program as part of the agreement. In return, Iran has benefited from the lifting of sanctions against its oil exports among others.

Germany worries Trump will quit Iran nuclear deal

  Germany worries Trump will quit Iran nuclear deal German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said Sunday that he feared US President Donald Trump would quit the Iran nuclear deal next week. Trump is a stern critic of the 2015 accord, which he has called "the worst deal ever", and US officials say he intends to tell US Congress next week that Tehran is not honouring its side of the bargain."The United States is likely to quit the Iran agreement next week -- that is my great concern," Gabriel was quoted as saying by national news agency DPA.

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran 's president is defending the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying not even 10 Donald Trumps can roll back its benefits to his country. Trump is expected to take new action against Iran 's Revolutionary Guard and the Iranian backed Shiite militant group Hezbollah.

Iran 's president is defending the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, saying not even 10 Donald Trumps can roll back its benefits to the Middle Eastern country. With decision looming, Trump blasts Iran over nuke deal .

Trump is expected to take new action against Iran's Revolutionary Guard and the Iranian backed Shiite militant group Hezbollah.

He is set to deliver a policy speech on Iran next week in which he is expected to decline to certify Iran's compliance in the landmark 2015 agreement that the U.S. and its partners signed with Tehran to rein in its nuclear program.

That would stop short of pulling out of the deal. Lawmakers say Trump isn't going to immediately announce new nuclear sanctions, which are prohibited by the deal, and instead will refer the matter to Congress.

President Trump has repeatedly described the deal as "bad." He signed a bill that imposes mandatory penalties on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program and anyone who does business with them.

Rouhani is struggling to keep the deal on two fronts. One is with Trump, who always says it is a bad deal, and on the other side, hardliners inside the country.

By the time of his 2017 re-election, Rouhani increasingly criticized hard-liners within Iran who criticized him and the atomic deal for giving too much away to the West, especially the U.S., still the "Great Satan" for some even decades after the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

What comes next if Trump doesn't certify Iran deal .
President Trump, who has called the Iran nuclear agreement the “worst deal ever,” has signaled he will back out of the accord before an Oct. 15 deadline for certifying that Iran is complying with the terms—which U.N. inspectors say is the case. The 2015 agreement, which was approved by President Barack Obama, lifts international sanctions on Iran in return for a long-term suspension of its nuclear development program.Supporters include most of the international community and businesses eager to sign deals with oil-rich Iran.

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