Jul 17, 2017

Trump administration: Iran still in compliance with nuclear deal

Vahid Salemi / AP

The Trump administration has certified to Congress that Iran is still in technical compliance with the nuclear deal negotiated by the Obama administration but is "unquestionably in default of the spirit" of the pact, the AP reports.

Why this matters: As the AP writes, the announcement "preserves the status quo even though President Donald Trump says it's a bad deal that mustn't stand as is."

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