NBC: Iran’s Foreign Minister: Threats Do Not Work Against Iran, We Respond to Respect
MUNICH, Germany — Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif dismissed the possibility of renegotiating the nuclear deal, telling NBC News there's little appetite for opening "Pandora's box."
His remarks Sunday on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference come amid a recent escalation in hostilities between the Trump administration and Tehran.
"I believe the nuclear deal is going to last," the foreign minister said firmly.
The White House recently said it was putting Iran "on notice" over a ballistic missile test and then imposed new sanctions on Iranian companies and individuals.
But Zarif warned that Iran doesn't "respond well" to such language and dismissed sanctions as ineffective.
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