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trump waives iran nuclear sanctions 'for last time' | usa news

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trump waives iran nuclear sanctions 'for last time' | usa news

us president donald trump will continue sanctions relief for iran, keeping the 2015 landmark nuclear deal in place for the time being. the white house said on friday that trump will waive the sanctions against iran for the "last time", unless an agreement can be reached between the us and europe within the next 120 days that would strengthen the nuclear deal. "despite my strong inclination, i have not yet withdrawn the united states from the iran nuclear deal," trump, who has repeatedly threatened to "rip up" the deal, said in a statement on friday. "instead i have outlined two possible paths forward: either fix the deal's disastrous flaws, or the united states will withdraw," he added. "this is the last chance. in absence of such an agreement [between the us and european powers], the united states will not again waive sanctions in order to stay in the iran nuclear deal." the announcement came as the us treasury imposed sanctions on 14 iranian individuals and companies, including the head of iran's judiciary, over alleged human rights abuses. 'desperate attempts to undermine agreement'iranian foreign minister mohammad javad zarif called trump's decision an attempt to "undermine" the deal. "trump's policy and today's announcement amount to desperate attempts to undermine a solid multilateral agreement," zarif tweeted on friday. {articleguid}the nuclear deal "is not renegotiable: rather than repeating tired rhetoric, [the] us must bring itself into...