Korea says nuclear weapons, missiles meant to deter U.S. threat
Retired 'Navy SEAL' praising Trump on Fox News was a fake
Koeman: Everton Players Will Prove Doubters Wrong, Arsenal Are Beatable
Joblessness jumps by 0.3 percent in Indiana
Netanyahu: 'We will not allow Iranian military bases in Syria'
U.S. to lose trust if Washington withdraws from Iran N
13 October 2017, 12:54 | Marta Robbins
Iran reduced its enriched Uranium stockpiles and centrifuges as part of the deal
Even more than the actual deal, Mr Trump detests the certification requirement, which forces him to sign off every three months on an accord he has called the worst deal ever negotiated by the U.S., according to the officials. If the president doesn't certify compliance with the requirements, Congress has 60 days to decide whether to re-impose or "snap back" sanctions lifted under the agreement.
"Experts agree that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action remains the best way to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons". Iran has always insisted that its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes and denies it has aimed to build an atomic bomb.
European officials expressed relief that the White House speech did not appear to represent an U.S. abrogation of the 2015 deal, which they had intensively lobbied against since it became clear over recent months that Trump did not want to continue to certify the deal to Congress. "He's been quite clear for a long time that it's not his plan to certify it". "He's now taking a step that would lead to tearing up the deal", said Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., one of the key members who whipped support for the Iran deal in Congress when it was struck.
"He's not walking away from it".
"If we withdraw from the deal now, Iran would be free today from the constraints on their program and the intrusive inspections that the JCPOA puts into place", he said. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., would demand that the intelligence community produce judgments on a wide range of Iranian behavior that is not covered by the nuclear deal, including ballistic missile testing and development and threats to Israel and the Mideast more broadly. The International Atomic Energy Agency says Iran is complying with the agreement. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini believes that this will send a message to the global community that U.S. is not trustworthy when it comes to deal making.
European allies have complained that the White House has not presented a plan on how to push back Iranian influence, particularly in Syria, where the Trump administration has insisted it did not want to get involved in the civil war, preferring to focus exclusively on fighting the Islamic State.
"We need to work with allies and partners on a shared agenda that holds the regime in Iran accountable, not dividing America from our closest friends across the globe", Engel said.
Late Salah goal fires Egypt to Russian Federation Egypt now have a four point lead over Uganda in their group, cementing top spot with just one game left for each side. The euphoria was intense since Arnold Bouka-Moutou had stunned the hosts when equalising for Congo after 88 minutes.
France, Germany and Britain, despite their opposition to Washington backing away from the deal, have told US lawmakers that they could join discussions on constraining Iran's long-term nuclear ambitions, according to one congressional Democratic aide.
In exchange, UN, US and European Union sanctions were to be gradually removed from Iran. Engel, the top Democrat on the Foreign Affairs Committee, said unwinding the agreement would send a unsafe signal to allies and adversaries alike.
JCPOA is a "non-binding political agreement". That could include Iran pulling out of the deal as well and restarting uranium enrichment activities, or Iran could stay in the deal and try to drive a wedge between the USA and its allies.
However, the European signatories have said they were ready to discuss how it can be bolstered by stiffer measures aimed at Iran's missile programme, and what nuclear agreement might follow the JCPOA.
"At the end of the day, though, everyone recognizes that he's the decider". The route Mr. Trump wants to take to do so is by de-certifying the deal, which he may do next week. Trump has twice certified the deal since he took office in January. "I'm not anxious. His gut instinct is absolutely right".
10th hurricane of 2017 season forms in Atlantic
Ophelia continues to spin in the open Atlantic Ocean, posing no threat to the United States or any other part of North America. Tropical Storm Ophelia looked like a hurricane but wasn't one quite yet, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday morning.
Halftime Notes: Rams and Seahawks Tied at 10
But you're going to know if I'm out there because I'll be out there having fun and working hard for my team". And here is what coach Pete Carroll had to say Friday following the final full practice for this game.
Nokia is giving up on VR - 300 jobs at risk
The reason for the shutdown according to Nokia has to do with the slow growth in the VR market or rather, the direction of growth. The company says it will not be developing any more virtual reality hardware, but will continue to support its OZO VR customers.
NAFTA: Donald Trump refuses to commit to trade pact
Chamber of Commerce has warned against so-called "poison pill" proposals by the U.S., including the sunset clause. Asked during his appearance with Trudeau whether NAFTA was dead, Trump said, "We'll see what happens".
Puerto Rico Gov.: Puerto Rico needs equal Federal response
Along with innumerable others, Weaver was disgusted with Trump's treatment of the citizens of the unincorporated US territory. Mapp said the island was making progress in its recovery from Hurricane Maria and expected schools to reopen on Tuesday.
Court reinstates suspension of Ezekiel Elliott
With Elliott likely out, running back Alfred Morris will be inserted into the starting lineup with Darren McFadden spelling him. Important to note, Elliott was never prosecuted for the incidents - and he maintains his innocence.
Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 With Bezel-Less Display Launched in India for…
Under the hood is the 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 octa-core processor clocked at 2.45GHz and comes coupled with Adreno 540 GPU. Well, I had a chance to use the phone after the launch event and here are my initial impressions of the Xiaomi Mi Mix 2.