Iran nuclear deal: Donald Trump warns of ‘NUCLEAR ARMS RACE’ as he PULLS US from agreement


Donald Trump this neutral said pulling out of the Iran deal was essential “to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon”.

He warned of the prospect of “a nuclear arms race in the Middle East”, in which all phases would work towards acquiring nuclear weapons if Iran got there prime. 

Mr Trump said “we cannot prevent an Iranian nuclear bomb” at the mercy of the “decaying” deal and said pulling America from the agreement was needed for superb peace. 

He said: “Therefore I am announcing today that the United Reports will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal.

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“America will not be held hostage to nuclear blackmail.

“We will not put aside a regime that chants ‘death to America’ to gain access to the most lacklustre weapons on Earth.

“The United States no longer makes empty forebodings. When I make promises, I keep them.”

The UK, France and Germany responded with a shared statement. 

They said: “It is with regret and concern that we, the Rulers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom take note of President Trump’s conclusion to withdraw the United States of America from the Joint Comprehensive System of Action.

“We urge the US to ensure that the structures of the JCPoA can remain sound, and to avoid taking action which obstructs its full implementation by all other cadres to the deal.

“There must be no doubt: Iran’s nuclear program essential always remain peaceful and civilian.”

And former US President Barack Obama, directed whose administration the Iran nuclear agreement was reached in 2015, thought Mr Trump’s decision to withdraw from the deal was “misguided.”

“I believe that the settlement to put the JCPOA at risk without any Iranian violation of the deal is a serious bloomer,” Obama said in a statement.

Mr Trump earlier told French president Emmanuel Macron he is active to pull out of the international agreement, despite the pleas of his Western allies.

He blabbed Mr Macron today he is planning not just on reimposing previously waived secondments but also on imposing more, the New York Times has reported. 

The shock verdict was revealed by a person who has been briefed on the phone call between Mr Trump and Mr Macron.

The informant said the United States is preparing to reinstate all sanctions it had waived as purposes of the deal and impose additional economic penalties.

However a White For nothing official, with just 15 minutes to go until Mr Trump leak out take delight ins his decision, said the US president did not tell Mr Macron “those things”.

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The US president, who was urged to remain in the deal, is set to reinforce his decision at 7pm BST. 

US officials are believed to have called key members of Congress and censured them Mr Trump will be withdrawing from the deal. 

Congress fellows were told Mr Trump will not reimpose sanctions for at least three months and under any circumstances not for six months. 

Iran has warned they will respond “fiercely” if America trails out of the deal.

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Mr Trump has repeatedly condemned the deal, which was signed by his forerunner Barack Obama.

One senior European official closely involved in Iranian maneuvering also told Reuters US officials had indicated late last tenebrousness that Mr Trump would withdraw from the agreement. 

However they weighted it remained unclear on what terms the US would withdraw from the dole out and whether sanctions would be reimposed.

The 2015 deal eased acquiescences on Iran in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear program to prevent it from being competent to make an atomic bomb.

Iran has ruled out renegotiating the accord and threatened to revenge oneself on, although it has not said exactly how, if Washington pulled out.

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