Wednesday, April 19, 2017

U.S. Says Iran Complying With Nuclear Deal But Review Has Been Ordered

Reuters: U.S. says Iran complies with nuke deal but orders review on lifting sanctions

The Trump administration said on Tuesday it was launching an inter-agency review of whether the lifting of sanctions against Iran was in the United States' national security interests, while acknowledging that Tehran was complying with a deal to rein in its nuclear program.

In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, the top Republican in Congress, on Tuesday U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Iran remained compliant with the 2015 deal, but said there were concerns about its role as a state sponsor of terrorism.

Under the deal, the State Department must notify Congress every 90 days on Iran's compliance under the so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). It is the first such notification under U.S. President Donald Trump.

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Trump Administration Orders Review of Iran Nuclear Deal Sanctions: Tillerson -- NBC
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Trump Orders Review of Iran Nuclear Deal -- VOA
Trump orders Iran nuclear deal review despite compliance -- BBC
Tillerson: Iran complying with nuclear deal, but still sponsoring terrorism -- CNN
Tillerson: Iran complying with nuclear deal but is 'leading sponsor of terror' -- UPI
‘Iran complies with nuclear deal but sponsors terrorism’ – Tillerson on Trump’s review order -- RT
U.S. Says Iran’s Link to Terror Could Scuttle Nuclear Accord -- Bloomberg
US Says Iran Is Sticking with the Nuclear Deal. Here's Why It's Ordering a Review on Lifting Sanctions -- Reuters/Fortune

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