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Thu Apr 20, 2017, 09:09 PM

Trump: Iran 'not living up to the spirit' of nuclear deal, despite compliance

Source: ABC News

President Donald Trump said today that Iran is "not living up to the spirit" of the nuclear deal signed in 2015 under President Obama, just two days after Trump's administration reported that Iran was complying with the requirements laid out in the landmark agreement.

Trump made the remarks at a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni Thursday after he was asked if he had "reason to suspect that [Iran is] cheating" on the deal. On Tuesday the administration notified Congress that Iran was continuing to comply with the terms of the deal, a notice that must be given every 90 days.

Iran signed the agreement, formally titled the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in 2015 along with the United States and members of the United Nations Security Council.

"I think they are doing a tremendous disservice to an agreement that was signed," said Trump, adding "we're analyzing it very, very carefully and we'll have something to say about it in the not-too-distant future."


Read more: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trump-iran-living-spirit-nuclear-deal-compliance/story?id=46921287



Is another bombing run in the cards? We are threatening military action in North Korea. We bombed Syria. Why not Iran, too?

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Reply Trump: Iran 'not living up to the spirit' of nuclear deal, despite compliance (Original post)
TomCADem Apr 2017 OP
riversedge Apr 2017 #1
TomCADem Apr 2017 #3
bucolic_frolic Apr 2017 #2
Grassy Knoll Apr 2017 #4
Dawson Leery Apr 2017 #5
no_hypocrisy Apr 2017 #6

Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 09:19 PM

1. In the dangerous Trump Adm, the right hand does not know what the left hand is doing!!

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Response to riversedge (Reply #1)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 09:37 PM

3. Maybe Trump Should Just Pick Someone to Go to War With...

...We all know that he needs something distract from the scandals, conflicts of interest and the Russian ties. He himself must getting impatient for another round of positive press for bombing somebody.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 09:36 PM

2. Straight from DoubleSpeak

keeps them on their toes, and allows one to dictate to all because
no one other than his whims are ever right about anything

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 09:37 PM

4. I Other Words, He's Talking Out His Ass

"not living up to the spirit"

To Quote Keith Olbermann " Worst Person In The World "

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 09:50 PM

5. The official press release says they are complying.

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Response to TomCADem (Original post)

Thu Apr 20, 2017, 10:15 PM

6. Sort of the divergence of when you have to do something but don't want to do it.

And Trump is going to go to war with Iran because its heart isn't in compliance with the agreement it's keeping?

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