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Trump Expected Not to Certify Iran Compliance With Nuclear Pact

12 October 2017 7:50 PM
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Decision doesn’t mean U.S. will withdraw from deal; president will also lay out broader Iran policy

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump is expected to announce Friday that he won’t certify that Iran is complying with the 2015 international nuclear agreement and will take Tehran to task more broadly for practices ranging from missile tests to support of violent groups, U.S. officials said.

The refusal to certify Iran’s compliance doesn’t mean the U.S. will pull out of the deal, the officials added, and Mr. Trump isn’t expected to ask Congress to re-impose economic sanctions that had been lifted as part of the agreement. But...

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Source: wsj.com

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