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One year after the US pulled out of the Iran nuclear deal, the Islamic Republic is now threatening to scale back its commitments to Russia.
David Albright is as concerned as ever about Tehran plotting to obtain a nuclear bomb and emphasizes the need for Israel and the West to stand watch.
The idea is to circumvent US sanctions due to be restored in November under which Washington can cut off from the US financial system any bank that facilitates an oil transaction with Iran.
The record of US-Iran negotiations shows that “dual track” policies of pressure and diplomacy are destined to fail.
By SEYED HOSSEIN MOUSAVIAN/ REUTERS
The Trump administration has warned that Iran will become “the next North Korea” if the JCPOA remains as is.
By MICHAEL WILNER
A senior US official said Trump is leaning toward not certifying that Iran is complying with the pact and letting Congress effectively decide whether to kill the agreement.
"I could imagine such a format being used to end the North Korea conflict. Europe and especially Germany should be prepared to play a very active part in that."
Amman was further displeased by Wells' handling of a crisis over a Jordanian pilot who was abducted by Islamic State after his plane went down in Syria.
By REBECCA MONTAG,REUTERS
Israel's Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer spoke at the American Jewish Committee's Global Forum in Washington.
By NOA AMOUYAL
The decision on the sanctions waiver represents a major early policy choice on the nuclear deal for the Trump administration.
An Iranian court sentenced 46-year-old Siamak Namazi and his 80-year-old father Baquer Namazi to 10 years in prison each in October on charges of spying and cooperating with the US.
"Injurious measures against the nuclear agreement have reached such a point that there is no way left for Iran but to counteract," Ali Larijani says.
By JPOST.COM STAFF
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