President Donald Trump said Friday Iran has committed multiple violations of the nuclear agreement and announced he would decertify the deal as a result.
“The Iranian regime has committed multiple violations of the agreement,” Trump said. “For example, on two separate occasions, they have exceeded the limit of 130 metric tons of heavy water. Until recently, the Iranian regime has also failed to meet our expectations in its operation of advanced centrifuges.”
Trump decried the terms of the deal that the Obama Administration set up, which provided benefits to Iran before long-term compliance has been established.
“The saddest part of the deal for the United States is that all of the money was paid up front, which is unheard of, rather than at the end of the deal when they have shown they have played the rules,” Trump said. “What’s done is done and that’s why we are where we are.”
Trump outlined a new path forward for dealing with Iran, after noting that the regime has continued to fuel “conflict, terror, and turmoil.”
“First, we will work with our allies to counter the regime’s destabilizing activity and support for terrorist proxies in the region,” he said. “Second, we will place …read more
Source:: Washington Free Beacon