trump decertifies iran nuclear deal slaps sanctions on irgc
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Trump decertifies Iran nuclear deal, slaps sanctions on IRGC

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US President Donald Trump announced Friday he will decertify the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying he believes the "radical regime" has committed multiple violations of the agreement as he kicked a decision over whether to restore sanctions back to Congress, Fox News reported.

"I am announcing today that we cannot and will not make this certification," Trump said during a speech at the White House. "We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence, more terror, and the very real threat of Iran's nuclear breakthrough."

Friday's announcement does not withdraw the United States from the Iran deal, which the president called "one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into."

But the president threatened that he could still ultimately pull out of the deal.

"In the event we are not able to reach a solution working with Congress and our allies, the agreement will be terminated," he said. "It is under continuous review and our participation can be canceled by me as president at any time." 
In making his decision, Trump said, "Iran is not living up to the spirit of the deal." Among other alleged violations, Trump said Iran failed to meet expectations in its operation of advanced centrifuges and intimidated international inspectors into not using their full authority. 

The president also slammed sunset provisions in the deal itself, complaining that the US got a "weak inspection" in exchange for a "short-term" delay in Iran’s nuclear progress. 

Trump, meanwhile, announced plans to take action against the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, authorizing the Treasury Department to impose targeted sanctions against "its officials, agents, and affiliates"

"Execution of our strategy begins with a long overdue step of imposing tough sanctions on Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps," Trump said. "The revolutionary guard is the Iranian supreme leader’s corrupt personal terror force and militia."

In his broadside against the Iranian regime, the president said it "remains the world's leading state sponsor of terrorism," accusing it of providing assistance to Al Qaeda and other terrorist networks.
Trump accused Iran of developing missiles that threaten American troops and allies and imprisoning Americans "on false charges."

"Given the regime's murderous past and present, we should not take lightly its sinister vision for the future," Trump said. "The regimes two favorite chants are 'Death to America' and 'Death to Israel.'"

The president did not designate the IRGC a terrorist group, something that had been rumored ahead of the announcement. In the run-up to the decision, Iranian officials threatened consequences if that occurred.

Trump had been facing a Sunday deadline to notify Congress whether Iran is complying with the accord.

Republicans are calling for new legislation that addresses the "flaws" of the agreement.

Democrats accused the president of making matters worse. Former Obama administration official Ben Rhodes, who helped sell the Iran deal, said the president is "provoking" a crisis with his speech.

Source: MENA

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