“There’s plenty of time to assess how the deal is working, and make decisions around what the United States wants to do.” Trump recited a 30-year litany of grievances against the Iranian regime dating back to the Islamic revolution in 1979 and the seizing of hostages at the U. “Given the regime’s murderous past and present, we should not take lightly its sinister vision for the future,” Trump said.The Trump administration is now asking Congress to add conditions for U. cooperation that would address Iranian ballistic missile development as well as alleged support for terrorist or extremist groups in Lebanon, Yemen and elsewhere.European allies lobbied Trump hard in recent weeks not to scuttle an agreement they claim has worked as intended to avert the near-term risk of an Iranian nuclear weapon. Administration and Congress to consider the implications to the security of the U. and its allies before taking any steps that might undermine the JCPo A, such as re-imposing sanctions on Iran lifted under the agreement,” the statement said.In a joint statement, the leaders of Britain, France and Germany did not hide their disappointment. The leaders said their countries would work with the Trump administration to address concerns over Iran’s ballistic missile program and “regional activities” that threaten European security.That is a reference to alleged support for terrorism and Iran’s support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, who helped negotiate the agreement, called Trump’s speech “inane” and suggested Trump’s attitude toward the Shiite-majority nation was motivated by ties to Sunni Arab states such as Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and Shiite-majority but Sunni-ruled Bahrain.“Allegations, threats & profanity will never intimidate Iranians,” Zarif said on Twitter.
The Iranian calendar (also known as Persian calendar or the Jalaali Calendar) is a solar calendar currently used in Iran and Afghanistan.The Trump administration has worked with Corker and Sen. Cotton has said he will not lead a charge to reimpose sanctions, sending an important signal to other conservatives. “The effect of what the president has done has really been to constrain our freedom of action,” said Rep. Schiff (Calif.), the ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee. “But I think rather than just walk, he’s saying, ‘I’m going to try to address some of the issues that I think are deficiencies in the agreement.’” Carol Morello and Karoun Demirjian contributed to this report.