Iran Deal "Defective At Its Core," Says Donald Trump, Pulls Out Of Pact: Live Updates

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that if the United States quits the nuclear deal, Washington would regret it "like never before".

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Iran Deal 'Defective At Its Core,' Says Donald Trump, Pulls Out Of Pact: Live Updates

Iran Nuclear deal was one endorsed by Donald Trump's predecessor Barack Obama. (File)

President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of a landmark deal curbing Iran's nuclear program and reimposed crippling sanctions on Tuesday, defying European pleas and prompting further international outcry.

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani -- whose standing at home now risks being undermined by the deal's collapse -- was furious, accusing Trump of "psychological warfare".

Trump poured scorn on the "disastrous" 2015 accord, describing it as an "embarrassment" to the United States that does nothing to contain Iran's nuclear ambitions.

 

Here are the live updates on the Donald Trump's decision on Iran nuclear deal:




May 09, 2018
14:12 (IST)
China has vowed to "safeguard" the Iran nuclear deal. Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang told a press briefing that China calls on all relevant parties to assume a responsible attitude. 
May 09, 2018
14:04 (IST)
France's foreign minister said on Wednesday that the 2015 nuclear restraint deal with Iran was "not dead" despite Donald Trump's decision to pull the United States out from the agreement
May 09, 2018
14:01 (IST)
British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has appealed to Donald Trump not to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement, saying the deal had weaknesses but they could be addressed given time.
May 09, 2018
12:13 (IST)

News agency AFP reported that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu headed to Moscow on Wednesday for talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin, hours after US President Donald Trump announced he would pull out of the Iran nuclear deal.
May 09, 2018
11:10 (IST)
Conservative dailies slammed the decision. Kayhan newspaper, echoing Ayatollah Khamenei said, "Trump has torn up the nuclear deal, it is time for us to burn it."
May 09, 2018
11:07 (IST)
Iran's press condemned US President Donald Trump's withdrawal from a multi-party nuclear deal but was divided over whether Tehran should react with patience or withdraw itself.
May 09, 2018
04:26 (IST)
Key Trump Quotes On US Withdrawal From Iran Nuclear Deal
President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced America's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal that Washington brokered in 2015 with Tehran and five other world powers -- Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia.
May 09, 2018
02:18 (IST)
Syrian State Media Says Israel Attacked Just After US Quit Iran Deal
Syrian state media accused Israel of launching missiles at a target near Damascus on Tuesday, shortly after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was quitting the Iranian nuclear deal, a move that had prompted Israel to go on high alert
May 09, 2018
02:18 (IST)
Syria downs two Israeli missiles near capital: state media

The Syrian army on Tuesday night intercepted two Israeli missiles fired towards a district near Damascus, the official SANA news agency said.

May 09, 2018
00:31 (IST)
Donald Trump's decision on Iran nuclear deal is psychological warfare: Iran President Hassan Rouhani
May 09, 2018
00:16 (IST)
"We will be instituting the highest level of economic sanction. Any nation that helps Iran in its quest for nuclear weapons could also be strongly sanctioned by the United States. America will not be held hostage to nuclear blackmail": Donald Trump

May 09, 2018
00:13 (IST)
The 2015 deal, worked out by the United States, five other international powers and Iran, eased sanctions on Iran in exchange for Tehran limiting its nuclear program.

May 09, 2018
00:06 (IST)
Since the agreement Iran's bloody ambitions have grown only more brazen. In light of these glaring flaws, I announced last October that the Iran deal must be re-negotiated or terminated. Three months later, I repeated these conditions, I made it clear that if the deal could not be fixed, the US could not be party to the agreement: Donald Trump
  
May 09, 2018
00:05 (IST)
Over the past few months, we have engaged extensively with our allies across the world, including France, Germany and UK. We have also consulted with our friends from the middle east. We are unified in our understanding of the threatened in our conviction that Iran must never acquire a nuclear weapon: Donald Trump

May 09, 2018
00:04 (IST)
Israeli Prime Minister Benajmi Netanyahu calls Donald Trump's decision on Iranian nuclear deal "brave and correct".

May 08, 2018
23:58 (IST)
White House Confirmed withdrawal of US from the Iran nuclear deal in a tweet. 
May 08, 2018
23:54 (IST)
Donald Trump announces US withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal, calls it "disastrous, an embarrassment to US", news agency AFP reported. 
May 08, 2018
23:53 (IST)
French President Emmanuel Macron earlier this month reinforced his commitment to the Iran nuclear deal, saying no one wants an escalation of tensions in the region, while admitting the accord needed strengthening. Read here.

May 08, 2018
23:50 (IST)
The Iranian regime, has funded its long reign of chaos and terror by plundering the wealth of its own people: Donald Trump
May 08, 2018
23:50 (IST)
At the point when the US had maximum leverage, the deal gave the Iranian regime a lot of cash, an embarrassment for me as a citizen.  A constructive deal could have been struck but it wasn't.  Today we have proof that this deal was a lie: Donald Trump

May 08, 2018
23:48 (IST)
Iran deal was horrible, one-sided deal: Donald Trump
May 08, 2018
23:46 (IST)
Iran has indulged in sinister activities in many places including Syria: Donald Trump.
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