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Iran may abandon nuclear deal if US withdraws: Iran foreign minister

Trump is considering whether the accord serves U.S. security interests

Reuters  |  ANKARA 

Iran may abandon the nuclear deal it reached with six major powers if the United States decides to withdraw from it, Iranian foreign minister told Qatar’s al Jazeera TV in New York. U.S. President Donald Trump has called the 2015 deal an “embarrassment”. The deal is supported by the other major powers that negotiated it with Iran and its collapse could trigger a regional arms race and worsen tensions in the Middle East. “If Washington decides to pull out of the deal, Iran has the option of withdrawal and other options,” al Jazeera TV wrote on its ...

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First Published: Fri, September 29 2017. 10:50 IST
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