“Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Thursday that he has “no doubt” the incoming U.S. administration will rejoin the 2015 nuclear deal and remove punishing sanctions on Iran’s economy,” according to the Washington Post.
“His remarks came a day after Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei also appeared to endorse the swift resumption of Iran’s commitments under the deal if it would herald the end of harsh U.S. sanctions.
“‘I have no doubt that the heroic national resistance of Iran is going to compel the future U.S. government to bow … and the sanctions will be broken,’ Rouhani said Thursday at the inauguration of several infrastructure projects, where he spoke via videoconference… [emphasis added]
“President Trump ended U.S. participation in the agreement in 2018 and reimposed sweeping sanctions on everything from Iran’s oil sales to financial transactions and construction imports. The administration said it wanted Iran to renegotiate the deal and give up its missile program and support for militias in the region.” [emphasis added]
For more on this story, go to the Washington Post.
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