Iran fires back at USA for attempting to label IRGC as terrorists

11 October, 2017, 00:30 | Author: Irene Delgado
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He loves to be at the centre of attention. Finally, other analysts said that Trump was referring to Iran.

Last week, a senior USA administration official said that President Trump is expected to announce that he will decertify the landmark deal, more properly called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), which was signed in 2015 between Tehran, the five Security Council powers and Germany.

The prospect of Washington backtracking on the deal has anxious some of the USA allies that helped negotiate it, especially as the world grapples with another nuclear crisis in the shape of North Korea.

Should that happen, the US Congress would then have to decide whether or not to reapply sanctions or demand further action by Iran. Our entire national security apparatus, including Kelly, agree Iran is in basic compliance and the deal is working.

IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano in a statement on Monday has confirmed that Iran was in compliance with its commitments under the nuclear agreement.

The list includes as examples the use of computer models that simulate a nuclear bomb, or the design of multi-point, explosive detonation systems.

Mr. Trump faces a solid wall of opposition to decertification from Democrats and their media echo chamber, who say the president risks inflaming tensions with the Islamic nation simply to fulfill a campaign promise that resonated with "low-information" voters. Together, transatlantic partners crafted a sanctions regime and diplomatic engagement strategy that yielded nuclear concessions by Iran.

The president's announcement will not end the deal but will pass the buck to Congress. However, the alternative to stopping Iran from having the nuclear bomb is a US military strike on Iran's nuclear and missile infrastructure. In line with Hedgeye's forecasts, the Washington Post reported this weekend that President Trump plans to decertify the Iran nuclear deal as early as this week.

These are legitimate criticisms of our policy towards Iran.

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Warnings came after the White House said on Friday that President Donald Trump would announce new United States responses to Iran's missile tests, support for "terrorism" and cyber operations as part of his new Iran strategy.

For their part, European leaders should speak up loudly, as a few already have, clarifying that they will work with the United States, and be flexible, as long as the United States keeps the nuclear deal in place.

He further said that if the U.S. economy was strong enough, no worldwide coalition against Iran would take shape and no sanctions would've been imposed on Iran's oil and gas sectors in 2012.

With his instinctual hatred for Barack Obama, Trump is in a tearing hurry to obliterate his legacy, including the epochal nuclear deal with Iran.

What would that mean? It would not automatically reimpose economic sanctions on Iran. She has said she believes Iran has continued to secretly move ahead with efforts to develop nuclear capability.

Americans are one side of this equation. "Fixing the deal requires many things, among them inspecting military and any other site that is suspect, and penalizing Iran for every violation". Iran could immediately retaliate by attacking Israel and U.S. troops stationed in Iraq, Afghanistan and on military bases throughout the Middle East.

The metaphor is a clear warning and a conditional declaration of war against the United States, similar to how Iran is in a war with Daesh.

Gabriel said he had made clear to US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in recent conversations that Europe, due to its relative geographical proximity to Iran, would see its own security interests as damaged if the nuclear deal collapsed. The main one is the advancement of ballistic missiles, which has irked Trump since he took office, mainly when Iran tests their latest models. This war would not be limited within Iranian borders.

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