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Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

AP  |  Washington 

The Trump administration has notified that is complying with the 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Obama, and it has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic Republic in exchange for curbs on its atomic programme.

However, in a letter to Speaker of the House Paul Ryan sent last night, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says the administration has undertaken a full review of the agreement to evaluate whether continued sanctions relief is in the

Tillerson notes that remains a leading state sponsor of and that President Donald Trump had ordered the review with that in mind.

The certification of Iran's compliance, which must be sent to every 90 days, is the first issued by the Trump administration.

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First Published: Wed, April 19 2017. 09:07 IST