Aug 30, 2018 - World

Iran still complying with nuclear deal

Trump, after announcing his decision to withdraw from the nuclear deal. Photo: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images

The International Atomic Energy Agency has certified that Iran remains in compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal and is providing access to all nuclear sites, per the AP.

Why it matters: The remaining parties to the deal have been attempting to salvage it since the U.S. unilaterally withdrew in May, but U.S. sanctions will make it impossible to provide Iran the sort of economic benefits they were promised. For now, Iran continues to comply — it's unclear how long that will last.

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