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Iran to swiftly revive nuclear program if Trump scraps landmark deal – foreign minister

Iran’s foreign minister warned that Tehran was ready to resume its nuclear program “at a much greater speed” if the US violates the landmark 2015 agreement and re-imposes sanctions. Iran has prepared a number of “options” to retaliate if the US decides to scrap the deal, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told CBS’ Face the Nation in an interview to ...

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‘Unfair competition’: Russian foreign minister blasts US attempts to thwart Turkey S-400 deal

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov described US threats to impose sanctions on Turkey if it purchases Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles as blackmail, and an attempt to secure the market for US firms. “What Mr. Mitchell has said about Ankara risking being subject to sanctions if it goes ahead with the S-400 purchase from Russia is a typical example of attempted ...

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‘Don’t let Trump rip up the Iran deal!’ 300 European parliamentarians pen letter to US Congress

Three hundred parliamentarians from Britain, France and Germany have called on the US Congress not to let President Trump abandon the Iran deal, warning it would undermine the very concept of diplomacy and any future negotiations. The letter, written by British MP Richard Bacon and his German and French counterparts, Omid Nouripour and Delphine O, was published in the Guardian ...

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Iran warns Washington of ‘unpleasant’ consequences if it unilaterally scraps nuclear deal

Tehran has once again warned the US against a withdrawal from the internationally-backed 2015 nuclear deal, with the country’s FM reportedly saying the consequences of such a unilateral move “will be unpleasant” for Washington. “Iran has several options if the United States leaves the nuclear deal. Tehran’s reaction to America’s withdrawal of the deal will be unpleasant,” State TV quoted ...

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Iran warns US of response ‘stronger than they imagine’ if Trump scraps nuclear deal

The Iranian president has warned the US that it will regret pulling out from the milestone 2015 nuclear deal and will see the consequences “in less than one week,” should it go ahead with the much-discussed withdrawal. “Iran will not violate the nuclear deal, but if the United States withdraws from the deal, they will surely regret it,” Iranian President ...

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US reportedly mulling options in anticipation of Iran deal pull-out

President Trump’s inner circle is already drafting a new policy in anticipation of the US pulling out of the Iran deal, according to reports. The move would likely alienate the US from its allies and inflame regional tensions. Read more Trump’s national security team is mulling strategies for pulling out of the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), known ...

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‘We won’t hold UK hostage over Brexit’: Spain hopes to finalize Gibraltar deal by October

Spain’s foreign minister says the country still wants to reclaim the British enclave of Gibraltar but has pledged that it won’t hold up the UK’s transition out of the European Union to realize its territorial ambitions. “We recognize that Gibraltar was ceded to Britain more than 300 years ago but our aim is to recover it,” Alfonso Dastis told Reuters. “However, ...

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Twitter to live stream weekly MLB games in renewed deal

Major League Baseball games are coming to Twitter as a result of a renewed partnership. This Thursday, Twitter will live stream the Texas Rangers versus the Oakland Athletics at 3:35 PM ET. The game will be the first of the weekly day-game live streams of out-of-market MLB games in the weeks ahead, during the 2018 season. The MLB will announce ...

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Netanyahu suspends migrant deal with UN for ‘renewed examination’

Just hours after reaching a deal that would see thousands of African migrants remain in Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu has temporarily suspended the agreement with the UN Refugee Agency, pending talks with those affected. On Monday, Israel and the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) struck a deal that would allow some 16,250 illegal African migrants to gain legal status and stay in ...

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‘No more DACA deal!’ Trump rules out legal status for childhood arrivals

Donald Trump has said there will be no deal to give legal status to migrants who came to the US as minors. In a series of tweets on Sunday, he also told Republicans to take the “nuclear option” and eliminate the Senate filibuster. READ MORE: Trump suggests American military may pay for US-Mexico border wall since it’s now ‘rich’ The ...

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