Iran Rejects Trump Demand For Renegotiation Of Nuclear Deal

US President Donald Trump was meeting with his top security advisors on Iran sanctions reliefSAUL LOEB

US President Donald Trump was meeting with his top security advisors on Iran sanctions reliefSAUL LOEB

Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov criticized remarks by US President Donald Trump, who on Friday said the US will not reimpose nuclear sanctions on Iran, but would withdraw later this year unless the terms of the deal are changed.

In his lengthy statement, Trump said the USA would work with European partners to remove the nuclear deal's so-called "sunset clauses", which allow Iran to gradually resume advanced atomic activity.

As Trump agreed to the sanctions relief, US Department of Treasury said on Friday that it has imposed new sanctions on 14 individuals and entities over Iran's alleged human rights abuses and ballistic missile program, including head of Iran's judiciary and the cyber unit of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps. But it has said it would "shred" the deal if Washington quit. In exchange, economic sanctions on it were lifted.

"The Trump regime's hostile action [against Larijani] crossed all red lines of conduct in the worldwide community and is a violation of global law and will surely be answered by a serious reaction from the Islamic Republic", Iran's Foreign Ministry statement read.

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Russian Federation on Saturday said Washington would be making a grave mistake by pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, adding that Moscow would work hard to keep the landmark agreement alive. JCPOA is not renegotiable: "rather than repeating exhausted rhetoric, USA must bring itself into full compliance -just like Iran", Zarif said on his social Twitter account.

The British and German foreign ministries said they had taken note of the decision and would confer with France before deciding on a course of action.

But supporters of the existing deal between Iran and six world powers, including the former officials in Barack Obama's administration who negotiated it, denounced Trump's plan.

The EU said it would hold internal consultations and was "committed to the continued full and effective implementation" of the deal.

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Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker has been working on amending a U.S. law to include "trigger points" that if crossed by Iran would automatically bring back United States sanctions.

While there may be some relief that Trump has yet to torpedo the hard-won accord, there were clear signs of frustration from European capitals in the runup to the decision.

Britain, France and Germany called on Trump on Thursday to uphold the pact.

In his speech on Friday, the United States president called on all of the country's allies to counter the Islamic Republic's "other malign activities", cut off funding to Iran's Islamic Revolution Guard Corps (IRGC), designate Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement as a "terrorist organization".

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And Russia spoke out strongly in favor of the accord, calling it "the result of a consensus among many parties".

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