Tag: Nuclear Deal

Tillerson to make announcement on Iran nuclear deal

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will “very shortly” make an announcement on Iran’s nuclear agreement with world powers, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said on Monday, according to Reuters.   Under U.S. law, the State Department must notify Congress every 90 days of Iran’s compliance with the 2015 deal. Monday is the deadline, and […]

John Bolton: Tillerson State Department’s Certification of Iran’s Nuclear Deal Compliance ‘Embarrassing, Inexplicable, Patently False’

Former U.N. ambassador John Bolton took stock of President Trump’s foreign policy on Thursday’s Breitbart News Daily with SiriusXM host Alex Marlow. “The president, during the campaign, always talked about an America First foreign policy. What he said expressly he meant by that was that American national interests have to dominate what a president does […]

Saudi Arabia looking to get hold of ‘nukes to combat Iran’

The Saudi Government has accelerated research into nuclear programmes and has begun building a team of experts, according to a new report by. Labelled a nuclear ”newcomer” the Saudi Kingdom is pushing to arm itself with new technologies, the Institute for Science and International Security (ISIS) said. The Washington DC-based group wrote since nuclear action […]

Tillerson to chair U.N. meeting on North Korea nuclear program

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will chair a United Nations Security Council meeting on North Korea on April 28 to discuss how the body can combat Pyongyang’s banned nuclear and missile programs, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley said on Monday. North Korea has been under U.N. sanctions aimed at impeding the development of its nuclear […]

Top U.S. Commander: Iran’s Heightened Threat Since Nuclear Deal May Require Military Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. needs to consider military action to disrupt Iran’s malign activities in the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia, which have intensified since the Islamic Republic signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, a top American commander warned American lawmakers. Former President Barack Obama and other supporters of […]

Obama warns against ditching Iran nuclear deal on one-year anniversary

At the start of his final week in the White House, Barack Obama issued a warning to the incoming Trump administration about the value of the nuclear deal with Iran. The Trump interviews: what he said about Brexit, Putin, Israel, Syria … and Twitter Read more “The United States must remember that this agreement was […]

Obama marks one-year anniversary of Iran nuclear deal implementation

President Obama on Monday marked the one-year anniversary of the Iran nuclear deal’s implementation, saying the challenges the U.S. faces today would be much worse without it. Obama said in a statement that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) “has achieved significant, concrete results in making the United States and the world a safer […]

Russia: Loss of Iranian nuclear deal would be ‘unforgivable’

It would be unforgivable if a deal over Iran’s nuclear program was lost, Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Thursday, the Interfax news agency reported. The ministry also said it was disappointed by plans by the United States to extend its Iran Sanctions Act by 10 years. Meanwhile on Thursday, the White House said the bill […]

Rouhani says Iran won’t let Trump rip up nuclear deal

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday he would not let US President-elect Donald Trump rip up a global nuclear deal, warning of unspecified repercussions if Washington reneges on the agreement. Trump had said during campaigns for the White House that he would scrap Iran’s pact with world powers – under which Tehran agreed to […]

Benjamin Netanyahu to discuss ‘bad’ Iran nuclear deal with Donald Trump

The Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said he and Donald Trump will discuss the “bad” nuclear deal with Iran after the US president-elect enters the White House. Republican defense community fills Reagan shrine with prayers over Trump Read more During the US election campaign, Trump called the nuclear pact a “disaster” and “the worst […]