Iran's Foreign Minister: We Won't Renegotiate The Nuclear Deal

Russia China to Continue Support Iran Nuclear Deal

The response of America's three most important allies has been to break decisively with the USA on the issue: on Sunday, Macron and Merkel joined with British Prime Minister Theresa May in declaring that the Iran nuclear deal is "the best way of neutralising the threat of a nuclear-armed Iran".

"Iran stands firm in the face of futile attempts at bullying". The US, Britain, France, Germany, Russia and China all have far more nuclear weapons than Iran would ever possess. Yet the worry over an Iran of the future going nuclear is pure political theater. But French President Emmanuel Macron says Trump is not afraid of risking a second showdown: "His experience with North Korea is that when you are very tough, you make the other side move and you can try to go to a good deal or a better deal", Macron said on April 25, after a White House visit. Over months of negotiations, they have sought to convince their American interlocutors that adhering to the agreement and working to improve it are preferable to scrapping it altogether. "If the IAEA is expelled, we will no longer have eyes and ears on what's happening and may well face Iran starting back on the road to nuclear weapons", said Wendy Sherman, a former USA diplomat who helped lead the USA negotiating team on the Iran deal.

Trump gave Britain, France and Germany a May 12 deadline to fix what he views as the deal's flaws - its failure to address Iran's ballistic missile program, the terms by which inspectors visit suspect Iranian sites, and "sunset" clauses under which some of its terms expire - or he will reimpose USA sanctions. "That means in a few years, the USA will be left with a stark choice: military action or living with a nuclear-armed Iran". Tehran's hegemonic efforts in Iraq, Yemen, Lebanon and Syria would remain untouched, if not intensify in retaliation.

A decision by Trump to end USA sanctions relief would all but sink the agreement and could trigger a backlash by Iran, which could resume its nuclear arms program or "punish" US allies in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Lebanon, diplomats said. Now let them squirm awhile, as the global community sifts the evidence of Iranian deception. And even if some signatories agree to re-impose sanctions, there is little to suggest Iran's ambitions have been severely thwarted by decades of sanctions anyway.

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The inspection clauses are also weak because Iran is not obliged to give worldwide inspectors access to military sites where it is thought nuclear weapons research is carried out.

The deal's critics are unmoved, and they are pushing for what they consider a long-overdue confrontation with Tehran. Not so for Iran, whose nuclear facilities are numerous, dispersed, underground, and protected by both a decent air defense system and a credible threat of conventional, terrorist, cyber, and/or chemical retaliation. You put them there for one reason: "nuclear weapons, enrichment for nuclear weapons".

Such assaults are thought of extra seemingly than actions that may set off a USA army response towards Iranian nuclear and army targets.

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