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Ayatollah Khamenei sets seven conditions for Europe to save nuclear deal

“TEHRAN – Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei set out seven conditions for European powers if they want Iran to stay in the nuclear deal after the U.S. exit” reports tehrantimes.com. After the U.S. withdrawal, Iran wants assurances from the remaining parties that its interests are guaranteed or it will resume its nuclear activities with a higher speed.On May 8, U.S. President Donald Trump withdrew from the UN-endorsed nuclear agreement and vowed to reimpose sanctions on Iran.So, they must give actual guarantees.” Ayatollah Khamenei said, “Economy of the…

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German, Russian, French and Chinese leaders back nuclear deal

“The backing for the nuclear agreement by Merkel came hours after Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Khamenei issued a set of demands from Europe to save the nuclear deal” reports tehrantimes.com. China, Russia, Germany, and France are among the signatories of the nuclear deal with Iran.Leaders of Russia, France, Germany as well as the Chinese premier have reiterated their support for the 2015 nuclear deal as Donald Trump has exited the U.S. from the internationally backed agreement.Putin also warned of “lamentable consequences” if the nuclear deal was not preserved.He…

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Iran sets May 31 deadline in scramble to salvage nuclear deal

“European nations share some U.S. concerns but say that torpedoing the nuclear deal makes those far harder, not easier, to address” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Khamenei also rejected any new negotiations over Iran’s missile program, which was not covered by the nuclear deal .French President Emmanuel Macron wants to complement the nuclear deal with negotiations involving all sides over other issues, an idea cautiously received by Russian President Vladimir Putin during talks in St. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Officials list demands for staying in nuclear deal

“Macron also said he wanted Iran to complete the nuclear deal by signing a new framework agreement to cover ballistic missiles and its regional activities” writes Patrick Wintour for theguardian.com. Iran has said it will decide in the next few weeks whether to pull out of the nuclear deal signed in 2015 and start enriching uranium capable of making a nuclear bomb.The premise of the nuclear deal – officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action was to let Iran rejoin the global economy in exchange for denuclearisation.About 37% of…

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North Korea says still open to talks after Trump-Kim summit canceled

“North Korea on Thursday announced it had completely dismantled its Punggye-ri nuclear test facility “to ensure the transparency of discontinuance of nuclear test”” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Trump had initially sought to placate North Korea, saying that he was not pursuing the “Libya model” in getting the North to abandon its nuclear weapons program. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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Video shows North Korea blowing up its Punggye-ri nuclear testing site

“North Korea held a closing ceremony afterward with officials from its nuclear arms program in attendance” writes Telegraph Video for telegraph.co.uk. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country’s nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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North Korea demolishes Punggye-ri nuclear site

“North Korea held a closing ceremony afterward with officials from its nuclear arms program in attendance” writes Telegraph Video for telegraph.co.uk. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made good on his promise to demolish his country’s nuclear test site, which was formally closed in a series of huge explosions Thursday as a small group of foreign journalists watched. Source: telegraph.co.uk Share This:

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North Korea open to talks with US after canceled Trump-Kim summit

“Hours before Trump nixed the summit, North Korea demolished its nuclear site, which was meant to be a show of good faith to the U.S. before their leaders met” writes Korean Central News for washingtonexaminer.com. The meeting was meant to be a culmination of an effort by the U.S. and South Korea to secure peace in the Korean Peninsula, as well as denuclearization. Source: washingtonexaminer.com Share This:

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The Word That Derailed the Trump-Kim Summit

“North Korea, by contrast, would prefer to incrementally roll back its nuclear program in return for corresponding political, economic, and security concessions” writes Uri Friedman for theatlantic.com. Nevertheless, as plans for Donald Trump’s June 12 nuclear summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore have taken shape in recent days, Trump administration officials have repeatedly invoked Libya. Source: theatlantic.com Share This:

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