Apr 18, 2017

Trump admin certifies Iran is complying with nuclear deal

Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

The Trump administration has certified Iran's compliance with the nuclear deal and extended sanctions relief, per the AP. The State Dept say a further review is underway which "will evaluate whether continuing to lift sanctions would be in U.S. national security interests."

Why it matters: President Trump has repeatedly attacked the deal as one of the worst ever struck in history, though he did say during the campaign that once such a deal was reached, it had to be followed. This will upset many conservatives, though, who want to rip up the deal.

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