Top diplomat confirms Russia's commitment to maintaining Iran nuclear deal

President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with Jordan's King Abdullah II at the Palace Hotel during the United Nations General Assembly Wednesday Sept. 20 2017 in New York

"It will be a great pity if this agreement were to be destroyed by rogue newcomers to the world of politics".

This test comes after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Friday Iran would increase its military power "as a deterrent" against hostile nations.

I have decided. That's what President Trump said yesterday when asked whether he had decided what to do about the Iran nuclear deal. That could unravel it.

President Trump announced Wednesday that he has decided whether the USA will preserve or back out of the worldwide deal concerning Iran's nuclear program. "What is strategically important is that the United States faces more painful responses in the actions, behavior and decisions that Iran takes in the coming months", Jafari said in a statement, as cited by Sepah News, the media outlet of the Revolutionary Guards.

Rouhani retorted that "the ignorant, absurd and hateful rhetoric, filled with ridiculously baseless allegations, that was uttered before this august body yesterday" didn't befit an organization established to promote peace and respect among nations.

The tweet was one of several issued by Trump on Saturday covering a range of topics: athletes' protesting at football games, Sen.

Backed by UN Security Council Resolution 2231, the JCPOA is an global agreement, which makes it impossible for any party to the deal to withdraw from it.

He also called the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, including the United States, an "embarrassment" for Washington. Iran showed off a new missile, named Khoramshahr after a southwestern city, at an anniversary military parade in the capital. Under the agreement, Iran has halted nuclear development in exchange for the lifting of economic sanctions. "The Zionist regime, which is threatening regional security with its nuclear weapon and not committed to any agreement, is daringly preaching against the [nuclear] deal [with Iran]", Rouhani claimed.

Iran expert Sanam Vakil, an associate fellow with the UK's Chatham House, said that Rouhani was playing to both the worldwide and domestic audience.

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley will take part in a meeting between Rouhani and the other foreign ministers from nations that reached the deal on Wednesday afternoon in NY. We don't know if we throw it out, and throw out all restraints if they will get a nuclear weapon in 6-9months...

More than 120 countries approved the nuclear ban in early July over strong opposition from nuclear-armed countries and their allies, who boycotted the negotiations.

Q: French President Emanuel Macron has voiced support for the nuclear deal in reaction to Trump's remarks. So you could say they're having an effect on China working with the United States.

"It would be a great pity if this agreement were to be destroyed by rogue newcomers to the world of politics", Rouhani said, in a clear reference to Trump who blasted the deal in his United Nations address yesterday.



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