US President Donald Trump has refused to certify the international nuclear agreement with Iran and warned he might ultimately terminate it, in defiance of other world powers and undermining a landmark victory of multilateral diplomacy.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has praised the international nuclear agreement with Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), describing it as one of the most important achievements of the international community.
At least 180 members of the US Congress have called on President Donald Trump to endorse the Iran nuclear deal, saying an American withdrawal from the pact would be against the interests of the United States and its allies.
US Senator Tom Cotton has called on the administration of President Donald Trump to decertify the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, just hours after US Defense Secretary James Mattis said the US should remain in the international accord.
Iran's Foregin Minister Mohammad Javad Zarift said that if the historic nuclear deal with world powers is killed, due to the US destructive policies, Iran will walk away from the deal with 'better technology'.
US President Donald Trump has told the United Nations General Assembly that the internationally-negotiated nuclear agreement with Iran is an “embarrassment” to the United States, raising question whether he intends to stay in the 2015 accord.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on the European Union to remain fully committed to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and compel the US to live up to its commitments under the nuclear agreement by sending a “decisive message.”