Hundreds Protest in Tehran Against Trump’s Decision to Withdraw From Iran Deal

Hundreds Protest in Tehran Against Trump’s Decision to Withdraw From Iran Deal
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AP Photo / Vahid SalemiWorld12:20 11.05.2018(updated 12:28 11.05.2018) Get short URL110

Hundreds of people gathered in Tehran to protest against Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from JCPOA.

US President Donald Trump announced on May 8 that the United States would no longer remain part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and promised to re-impose the highest level of economic sanctions against Iran in response to Tehran’s nuclear program.

On July 14, 2015, the European Union and the P5+1 group of countries — China, Germany, France, Russia, the United Kingdom and the United States — signed the JCPOA with Iran. The accord stipulated a gradual lifting of anti-Iranian sanctions in exchange for Tehran curbing its nuclear program and allowing inspections to ensure that the nature of the program is peaceful.

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