Defending Nuclear Deal, Iran’s Rouhani Says Trump Has ‘No Clue’ About International Treaties or Law

“You are just a businessman, a tradesman,” Iranian president declared, addressing Trump. “You are a tower builder. How is he going to pass judgment on international issues?”

President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a conference in the northwestern city of Tabriz, Iran, April 25, 2018. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)

The nuclear deal is the nuclear deal, said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in response to comments by both U.S. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron at the White House a day earlier in which Macron suggested that changes could be made to (or alongside) a multilateral nuclear agreement in order to save it from sabotage by the

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Iran Says Trump Pushed For Secret Face To Face Meeting

The meeting request was said to have been made a day after Trump gave a fiery speech before the UN assembly which included denouncing Iran as a state-sponsor of terror and a “corrupt dictatorship.”

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The White House has denied reports that President Trump requested an unprecedented face-to-face meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in September. On Sunday the Associated Press reported the claim of Iran's foreign ministry, initially issued through Iranian state television,

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Iran: ‘Entire World Will Condemn America’ If Trump Kills Nuclear Deal

“We have achieved benefits that are irreversible. Nobody can roll them back, neither Trump, nor 10 other Trumps.”

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

Amid reports that President Donald Trump is planning to decertify the Iran nuclear accord sometime this coming week, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Saturday that any attempt to undermine the deal will earn the United States condemnation from "the entire world." "We have achieved benefits that are irreversible. Nobody can roll them back,

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Iran’s President Visits Russia: Another Step To A Multipolar World

Russia’s role in reaching the Iran nuclear deal, the cooperation in Syria and the allegiance to the policy of rapprochement declared by President Putin provide ample evidence of Moscow’s desire to boost the bilateral ties.

Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, shakes hands with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a joint news conference at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, Tuesday, March 28, 2017. Russia and Iran agreed to boost their energy cooperation and continue joint efforts to help Syrian settlement. (Sergei Karpukhin/AP)

The significance of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s visit to Russia on March 27-28 goes far beyond the bilateral relationship. Iran is one of the main actors in Syria and Iraq. It has an importance place in the geopolitical plans of US President Donald Trump. Its relationship with Russia is an important factor of international politics. The

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Trump Likely To Back Off Pledge To Derail Iran Nuclear Deal

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that “the U.S. election results show that America’s “sickness and civil instability will persist for a long time.”

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump, right, speaks with fellow Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, during a rally opposing the Iran nuclear deal outside the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

While a lot of people were reacting hastily in expecting dramatic shifts in US policy based on President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign speeches, the talk from some analysts of the Iran deal being effectively dead because of the reaction results seems particularly premature. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was particularly quick to downplaythe

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US: Iran Deal Won’t Mean Immediate Sanctions Relief

Iran sees US claims as contrary to framework deal and says real peace can’t be achieved unless sanctions are lifted.

US State Department officials today insisted that the promised sanctions relief to Iran as part of the nuclear deal is going to be phased, with most of the relief awaiting formal US verification of Iranian compliance. That is a problem for Iranian officials, who note that their requirements under the framework are not phased, and that they don’t

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