Daily Archives: May 11, 2018

Trump Officially Breaks Iran Nuclear Deal…


Date: May 11, 2018

01) Trump Officially Breaks Iran Nuclear Deal


“US President Donald Trump says he will withdraw the US from an Obama-era nuclear agreement with Iran.

Calling it “decaying and rotten”, he said the deal was “an embarrassment” to him “as a citizen”.

Going against advice from European allies, he said he would reimpose economic sanctions that were waived when the deal was signed in 2015.

In response, Iran said it was preparing to restart uranium enrichment, key for making both nuclear energy and weapons.

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said: “The US has announced that it doesn’t respect its commitments.

“I have ordered the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran to be ready for action if needed, so that if necessary we can resume our enrichment on an industrial level without any limitations.”

He said he would “wait a few weeks” to speak to allies and the other signatories to the nuclear deal first.

Citation:
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-44045957


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Bernie Sanders On Trump’s Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Treaty…


Date: May 11, 2018

01) Bernie Sanders On Trump’s Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Treaty


“In a live-streamed remarks on his Facebook page on Tuesday afternoon (watch below), Sen. Bernie Sanders issued a direct response to President Donald Trump’s decision to end the U.S. government’s commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JSPOA).

Calling Trump’s decision “reckless,” Sanders warned that the president has “put our nation on a dangerous path.”

“Real American leadership, and real American power, is not shown by our ability to blow things up, but by our ability to bring parties together.” —Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.)People should, Sanders continued, that the “JCPOA is not just an agreement between the United States and Iran, but one negotiated alongside other members of the international community including the United Kingdom, France, and Germany, along with China and Russia.” He warned that it does more to isolate and undermine the credibility of the U.S. than it does Iran.

Citation:
https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/05/08/watch-live-sen-bernie-sanders-responds-trump-decision-violate-jcpoa-nuclear