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Trump decertifies the Iran deal and threatens to end it altogether

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Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump announced on Friday that he is decertifying, but not withdrawing from or rewriting, the Iran nuclear agreement.
While the president delivered blistering criticism of Iran's "fanatical regime" and argued the country has violated the spirit of the 2015 agreement that aims to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, he left the deal's fate up to Congress.
"We cannot and will not make this certification," Trump said during a speech at the White House. "We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence, more...
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Trump just threatened to end the Iran nuclear deal - here's what it actually does

Trump just threatened to end the Iran nuclear deal - here's what it actually does

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The Iran nuclear deal was signed in July 2015 between Iran and six world powers - the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia, and China.
The agreement significantly reduces Iran's enriched uranium, nuclear centrifuges, and nuclear weapons capabilities.
The International Atomic Energy Agency is charged with making sure that Iran does not violate the terms of the deal.
In return for its compliance, Iran has been relieved of damaging economic sanctions.
Former President Barack Obama often cited the Iran nuclear deal as among the most important accomplishments of his presidency...
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Decertifying the Iran deal is putting the US in 'rogue-state territory'

Decertifying the Iran deal is putting the US in 'rogue-state territory'

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Carlos Barria/Reuters
Trump has declined to certify that Iran is in compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal, despite evidence that it is.
His action is likely to further erode international confidence in the US as a partner.
New sanctions Trump announced Friday could also increase the chances of conflict in the Middle East.
President Donald Trump's campaign against the Iran nuclear deal came to a head on Friday, when he refused to certify that Iran was in compliance with the agreement.
"We cannot and will not make this certification," Trump said from the White House, calling it "one of the...
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