After receiving harsh criticism regarding his speech, in which he announced that he will not certify the nuclear deal, US President Donald Trump attacks back: “Participants in the deal are making lots of money on trade with Iran!”
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Early this morning (Saturday), US President Donald Trump slammed the world powers that came out against his announcement not to certify the Iran nuclear deal. “Many people talking, with much agreement, on my Iran speech today,” Trump wrote on his Twitter account. “Participants in the deal are making lots of money on trade with Iran!”
Trump is expected to pass the responsibility for the agreement to Congress, where lawmakers will begin formulating more forceful legislation against Iran in place of completely terminating the agreement. According to the plan, which is being devised by US Republican Senators Bob Corker and Tom Cotton, Congress will be able to automatically increase economic sanctions against Iran if Tehran reaches the capability to develop a nuclear weapon within a year – a time frame called the nuclear weapon’s “breaking point”. In this case, if the bill passes, the restrictions on Iran will be more stringent and supervision will be increased.
As reported earlier today by JOL, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani slammed US President Donald Trump yesterday stating that his country will expand its nuclear missile program in response to Trump’s speech “filled with lies and false accusations,” in which the US President presented his new strategy towards the Islamic Republic.
The Iranian President announced that in response to Trump’s speech, his country will multiply its efforts in building a “deterrent missile” and will expand the very missile program that Trump seeks to halt. Afterwards, Rouhani said that even if Washington withdraws from the nuclear deal, the US will not be able to do so as the withdrawal of one nation will not cause the entire agreement to collapse.