Iran state TV declares Trump decision illegal

'Illegal, illegitimate, and undermines international agreements.'

Mordechai Sones,

Trump announces his decision on the Iran nuclear agreement at White House
Trump announces his decision on the Iran nuclear agreement at White House
Reuters

Iranian state television said on Tuesday that President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal was "illegal, illegitimate, and undermines international agreements," reports Reuters.

Trump said he was reimposing economic sanctions on Iran and pulling the United States out of an international agreement aimed at stopping Tehran from obtaining a nuclear bomb.

Trump called the 2015 agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) an "embarrassment" that "should never have been reached."

"After the sanctions were lifted, the dictatorship used its new funds to build nuclear capable missiles, support terrorism, and cause havoc throughout the Middle East and beyond."




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