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Will Donald Trump kick the can over Iran nuclear deal?

US President Donald Trump has used a bombastic approach to gain the attention of European nations, using them as leverage as he bids to alter the Iran nuclear deal, former Pentagon official Michel Maloof tells RT. Despite international pressure, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says his country plans to stay in the agreement even if the United States backs out – ...

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Iran may stay in nuclear deal after US withdrawal if it's guaranteed by remaining parties

The Iranian president has hinted his country could continue to comply with the 2015 nuclear deal even if US President Donald Trump pulls out of it. It would take guarantees of compliance from the remaining signatories. President Hassan Rouhani indicated on Monday that the disputed nuclear deal can still survive beyond a potential US withdrawal if the UK, France, Russia, ...

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Mr. Johnson goes to Washington: Is pushing Trump to stay in Iran deal exercise in futility?

The UK is trying to succeed where France and Germany failed – convincing US President Donald Trump not to bail on the nuclear deal with Iran. But the top man in Washington is now reportedly committed to regime change in Tehran. Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is visiting Washington just days before Trump is expected to renege on a key international ...

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If US scraps Iranian nuclear deal, it ‘could mean war’ – French President Macron

Published time: 6 May, 2018 16:28 French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that the US pulling out of the nuclear deal with Iran “could mean war.” Trump has until May 12 to either re-certify the deal or dump it, as he has repeatedly threatened. Scrapping the landmark 2015 nuclear deal with Iran “would mean opening Pandora’s box, it could mean ...

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Trump aides hired Israeli intel firm to find dirt on Obama's Iran deal team – reports

US President Donald Trump’s aides hired a private intelligence firm to uncover compromising info on key foreign policy advisers to Barack Obama in a bid to undermine the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, the Observer reports. “The idea was that people acting for Trump would discredit those who were pivotal in selling the deal, making it easier to pull out ...

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US will face 'regret like never before' if it pulls out of Iran nuclear deal – Rouhani

The US will be faced with regret if it decides to pull out of the nuclear deal agreed with Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned, adding that his government has “plans to resist” the move. “If the United States leaves the nuclear agreement, you will soon see that they will regret it like never before in history,” Rouhani said ...

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Uncertainty surrounding Iran nuclear deal could send gold prices higher – analyst

Political uncertainty, especially the geopolitical risk with Iran, could send gold prices higher according to analyst Boris Schlossberg. “Gold has been going up and down in fits and starts. But, right now it is suffering the pullback because of the US dollar strength,” Schlossberg, managing director of FX strategy at BK Asset Management, told CNBC. Read more According to the ...

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‘You’re only supposed to buy NATO-compatible weapons’ – State Dept to Turkey over Russian S-400 deal

Being a NATO member apparently means you can only buy arms and military hardware that the US-led bloc approves. At least, that’s what the State Department said in its latest warning to Ankara over an S-400 air-defense system deal. The new warning came on Thursday from US State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert, who said that Washington has “serious concerns about ...

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‘Tastes like rabbit’: Mayor suggests Italians eat giant rodents to deal with pest problem

Italy’s coypu population has been growing at a rapid rate in recent years. The giant rat-like rodents are now so pervasive that one mayor has proposed eating them as a way of reducing their numbers. Coypus, native to South America, were introduced to Europe to be farmed for fur. However after the collapse of the fur market many were released ...

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‘Bullying others’: Iranian FM slams US over its handling of nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has slammed Washington for “bullying” other nations against Tehran, and condemned EU states that are dancing to the US tune over the nuclear deal at the expense of Iran. In a statement published on Thursday on his YouTube channel, Zarif once again lambasted the US for shaking the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). ...

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