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Iranian Prez slams US for withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal

Press Trust of India  |  Qingdao (China) 

Iranian today slammed the for unilaterally dumping the nuclear deal while complimented China, and for trying to protect it.

In an address at the annual summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation, said the US has been trying to impose its policies on others countries which was a kind of warning for all the major powers.

"The US unilateralism was not good for the world. We have the recent example of US unilateralism and its defiance of the international community when the US pulled out from the JCPOA," he said.

In his address, Chinese also made a veiled dig at the US for withdrawing from the deal, noting that was willing to work with and other countries to protect the deal.

Russian too sounded critical of the US decision, saying the move may destabilise the Gulf region.

had struck the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) deal with the US, the UK, Russia, China, and after years of negotiations.

US President last month announced that the US was withdrawing from the nuclear deal signed by the in 2015 under which had agreed to limit its nuclear activities and allow in international inspectors in return for the lifting of crippling economic sanctions.

Several European countries as well as and have been trying to save the deal.

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First Published: Sun, June 10 2018. 16:05 IST