Iran FM briefs parliament on Trump's threat to nuclear deal

President Trump reportedly wants to return the U.S. to the level of nuclear weapons stockpiled in the 1960s

Every 90 days the president has to notify Congress as to whether he believes Iran is complying with the accord and if the lifting of sanctions is in the interest of the American people.

The greatest European fear was that Trump would torpedo the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), by reimposing sanctions, or calling on Congress to do so. She said, "It is not a deal you can easily open and renegotiate".

This might also embolden hardliners in Iran to pressure its moderate regime to withdraw from the agreement, breaking up what was a remarkable global agreement that ultimately helped Iranian citizens weather a period of economic recession and limited its nuclear programme for peaceful purposes. Under the deal, which started being implemented in January 2016, Iran undertakes to limit its nuclear activities and allow transparent worldwide control of its nuclear program. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.)-should be enough to conclude that the president's expected move is a bad idea.

In a rare case of the United Kingdom publicly pressuring the USA, the British government said Wednesday that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson had called Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to underscore British support for the deal.

On Wednesday, head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said that Iran is considering "various scenarios" in response to Trump's "probable withdrawal" from the global nuclear deal.

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"If the feeling is that the United States no longer supports the agreement, then the political reality is that the agreement will be in serious jeopardy and its implementation will be very hard", a senior French diplomat said. The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act of 2015 is a bipartisan piece of legislation that was overwhelmingly passed by Congress before being opposed -- but eventually signed - by President Obama.

The U.S. will need to work with Britain, France and Germany - all parties to the Iran nuclear pact - to fix its flaws and those countries need to know that the U.S.is a reliable partner, according to Engel. Those provisions relate to enriching uranium to levels near those needed to produce the fuel for a nuclear weapon, as well as other activities that limit Iran's atomic capabilities at various sites. "We may have to array our forces to prepare for. calibrated strikes".

Watch Federica Mogherini's full interview with the NewsHour's Judy Woodruff on Wednesday.

But Iranian officials have already ruled out any renegotiation of the deal.

Beyond decertification, there are a number of ways the Trump administration could put pressure on Iran to come back to the negotiating table. "S. intelligence agencies showing Iran in active or significant violation of the JCPOA", NCG's letter concludes.

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Trump will use an executive order to declare Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) a terrorist organisation. Also, they said nixing certification of the Iran deal and trying to renegotiate it will discourage North Korea from ever considering a denuclearization accord.

"Iran is kind of a long-term destabilizing actor in the region and so we remain concerned about their activities as well", U.S. General Joseph Votel told reporters.

The "we must avoid alienating European leaders" argument is unlikely to sway Mr. Trump since he proved by his decision to withdraw from the equally flawed Paris Climate Accord that he rightly believes Europe does not have a veto over USA foreign policy or his decisions as president.

But it could be hard to get both Iran and its ally, Russia, back to the table for a new round of talks.

Former Obama administration officials who played central roles in brokering the Iran nuclear agreement briefed congressional Democrats later Wednesday on the merits of the worldwide accord. Many Democrats believe that is more likely to happen if Congress does not act to make changes to the existing agreement.

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