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Extending U.S. sanctions on Iran for 10 years would breach the Iranian nuclear agreement, Iran Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei said on Wednesday, warning that Tehran would retaliate if the sanctions are approved.
"The current U.S. government has breached the nuclear deal in many occasions," Khamenei said, addressing a gathering of members of the Revolutionary Guards, according to his website.
"The latest is extension of sanctions for 10 years, that if it happens, would surely be against JCPOA, and the Islamic Republic would definitely react to it."
President-elect Trump once said during his campaign that he would "rip up" the agreement, drawing a harsh reaction from Khamenei, who said if that happens, Iran would "set fire" to the deal.
This was not a first time offense. Iran was first found to have exceeded their limit on heavy water back in February. Iran has also been caught trying to strengthen its ballistic missiles program, which the U.S. claimed was in defiance of a United Nations Security Council resolution. In addition to violating the nuclear accord and UN guidelines, Iran has captured 10 American soldiers and held a parade to celebrate. The country has also been accused of trying to intimidate the U.S. by flying a drone over one of our aircraft carriers. Through all this, Iranian lea
originally posted by: Lysergic
Are they going to send their version of the Luftwaffe after us?
You know all those R/C planes they got...
Hey Iran, let us take the gloves off, eh? Merica been gettin' lonely.
The deal is already dead because Iran breached it and they wont be allowed to get the nuke which means that eventually there will be conflict with Israel/US etc. Unless the TRUMPINATER can get them to cease their nuke programme full stop. Israel will not wait though until they have the nuke!
originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: seasonal
Iran can suck it!
Never trusted those bastards.
Just my personal opinion, your mileage may vary.
originally posted by: seasonal
a reply to: alphabetaone
The agreement will fail on it's own, no need to interfere. When he hits the oval office, there maybe a failed agreement that needs attention.