Friday, January 12, 2018

President Trump Extends Iran Nuclear Deal Again But Says That It is Going To Be The Last Time

The Hill: Trump waives Iran sanctions for what administration says is last time

President Trump will continue waiving sanctions against Iran that were lifted as part of the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, the White House said Friday.

But the Trump administration is imposing new, nonnuclear sanctions in response to Iran’s ballistic missile activity and crackdown on anti-government protestors.

In a background briefing with reporters, senior administration officials also warned that this will be last such waiver, calling on a follow-up deal with Europeans and a legislative fix from Congress.

The White House’s announcement Friday keeps alive for now an agreement that Trump has called the “worst deal ever negotiated” while trying project a continued hard-line stance against Tehran.

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More News On President Trump Extending The Iran Nuclear Deal

Trump to extend Iran sanctions relief, keeping nuclear deal intact: source -- Reuters
Officials: Iran deal survives, Trump to waive sanctions -- AP
Trump Stops Short of Reimposing Iran Sanctions but Sets Deadline to Overhaul Deal -- New York Times
Trump to approve Iran nuclear deal for last time -- BBC
Trump to grant final Iran deal waiver, officials say -- CBS
Trump extends Iran nuclear deal again -- Politico
Trump will extend Iran sanctions relief, keeping Obama-era nuclear deal alive—for now -- CNBC

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