The State Department said Iran’s support for terrorism was “undiminished” in 2014.
We believed, wrongly it turned out, that members of Congress would recognize the importance of the issue and set aside their partisan bickering.
Still, the experts told MTN News the deal is probably the best the United States can hope for at this point, since other countries are prepared to end economic sanctions no matter what America does.
A last-ditch GOP attempt to derail the Iran nuclear deal failed in the Senate Thursday, and defeated Republicans said they would move on and leave the fight against the Iran accord to the next president.
The combined effect will allow Iran to re-engage in the global financial markets and recover from hundreds of billions of dollars in lost commercial activity as a result of U.S.-led sanctions.
Josh Earnest, White House Spokesperson: “The president looks forward to discussing with the Prime Minister regional security issues including implementation of the joint comprehensive plan of action to peacefully and veritably prevent Iran from acquiring a nuclear weapon”.
Meanwhile, Republicans aren’t using the 90-day window Congress has to approve or disapprove the Iran deal to seek improvements in the areas they think need strengthening or to offer constructive criticism that addresses, for example, how they think the IAEA inspections should be structured or what steps the president should take if Tehran cheats.
The Obama Administration originally promised to dismantle Iran’s nuclear program, but the agreement fails altogether on this front.
Having opposed the Iran nuclear agreement, U.S. Sen.
Since Iran and six world powers struck a historic nuclear deal on July 14, the U.S. has made no comment on India’s cordial relations with the West Asian nation, keeping in mind that New Delhi and Tehran have always maintained healthy ties.
The “nuclear option” was used by Harry Reid when he was Senate majority leader in November 2013 to stop Republicans from filibustering nominations for executive positions and judiciary appointments below the Supreme Court.
Coons, who waited until September 1 to declare his support for the deal, said he did so after months of careful review, conversations with supporters and opponents and classified briefings.
Egyptian political commentator Nervaa Mahmoud considers the Iranian nuclear deal “A potential kiss of death for liberalism in the Middle East”.
She said that at the very least, the United States should have received some assurances from Iran before agreeing to a deal.
The officials said they couldn’t predict exactly how long Iran would need. Asked if he would authorize a strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities, Sen. Iran is a regime that holds American citizens in darkened cells and American allies under threat of annihilation.
While the deal is not flawless, it is important to remember that the alternative is a nuclear- armed Iran in 2-3 months’ time.
Bob Menendez, D-N.J., who opposes the nuclear agreement, joined Democrats in voting no. Sen.