Iran is threatening to pull out of the nuclear deal if economic incentives are not protected by other countries who remain a part of the agreement.
Iran Nuclear Deal
European countries continue to unite by the Obama-era Iran Nuclear Deal, and are pushing back against the U.S. for leaving the agreement.
The U.S. sanctions five Iranian nationals in connection with a plan to provide Houthi rebels in Yemen with ballistic missiles.
Senator Lindsey Graham is warning European allies against upholding the Iran Nuclear Deal.
The President’s National Security Advisor Ambassador John Bolton proclaimed emphatically, “we are out of the deal,” as he briefed reporters on the details of the U.S. exit from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action. Moments after President Trump made the historic announcement from the Diplomatic Room of the White House, Bolton defined for reporters next steps for the administration and immediate re-introduction of sanctions.
During a joint press conference with Nigerian President Muhummandu Buhari, President Trump seemed to be leaning toward the DMZ for his highly anticipated and historic summit with North Korea leader Kim Jong-Un. The president saying there is something he likes about that idea, adding, “I think it would be a great celebration if it works out well.”