Visit our new website:

Trump says Iran in turmoil since US withdrew from nuke deal

  • Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:48
Tue, 2018-07-17 02:02

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump asserted Monday that Iran was being roiled by nationwide riots since he pulled out of an international nuclear deal and that Washington supports the protesters.
Trump, interviewed after his summit in Helsinki with President Vladimir Putin, said that Russia still supported the nuclear accord because it does business with the regime in Tehran, so the deal is in Moscow’s interest.
“It is not good for us or for the world, but they have riots in all their cities,” Trump told Fox News.
“The inflation is rampant, going through the roof. And not that you want to hurt anybody, but that regime wouldn’t let the people know that we are behind them 100 percent.
“They are having big protests all over the country, probably as big as they have ever had before. And battles happened since I terminated that deal, so we will see,” he added.
Over the objections of allies, Trump in May pulled the United States from the nuclear deal signed between Tehran and world powers in 2015.
He reimposed US sanctions that had been suspended in return for controls on Tehran’s nuclear program, effectively barring many multinational firms from doing business in Iran.
Iran has been defiant in the face of the US move, saying it has left the Trump administration internationally isolated.
“The illegal logic of the United States is not supported by any of the international organizations,” President Hassan Rouhani said at the weekend.
Iran has faced mounting economic woes since Trump’s withdrawal announcement, with inflation rising sharply.
Its currency has plunged almost 50 percent in value in the past six months against the US dollar, prompting a rare strike earlier this month by traders in Tehran’s Grand Bazaar.
There have also been reports of brief scuffles and small-scale protests in recent weeks although not of mass demonstrations.

Main category: 
Iran says it has filed complaint against US in world court Put pressure on Iran, Trump urges Putin at historic summit Middle-East



Related Stories

لماذا يخشى العالم صواريخ إيران رغم امتلاكه ما يفوقها؟
  • Sat, 15 Sep 2018 19:58

في ذلك اليوم قبل سبعة أعوام، كان الإيرانيون في شرق طهران على موعد مع لحظات غير معتا...

ترامب يخشى الوقوع في مصيدة"الحنث باليمين"
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 00:42

الرئيس الأمريكي دونالد ترامب يقول إنه يشعر بالقلق من إنه قد يواجه تهم الحنث باليمي...

مورينيو يخشى لعنة الموسم الثالث
  • Sat, 11 Aug 2018 01:02

بدأ البرتغالي جوزيه مورينيو مدرب مانشستر يونايتد الإنجليزي هجومه الإعلامي مبكرا،...

Thai boys rescued from cave mourn diver who died
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 09:49

Author: AFPID: 1531684156812500700Sun, 2018-07-15 09:19 CHIANG RAI, Thailand: The 12 boys and their coach rescued from a Thai cave mourned ...

Pakistani, Saudi officials welcome Hajj pilgrims from Pakistan
  • Mon, 16 Jul 2018 01:49

Author: Sun, 2018-07-15 20:24 ISLAMABAD: Senior Saudi and Pakistani officials welcomed the first Hajj flight from Pakistan, which arrived in Ma...

US, North Korea meet to discuss remains of soldiers from Korean War -Yonhap
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:49

Author: ReutersID: 1531631043427476900Sun, 2018-07-15 04:45 SEOUL: US and North Korean officials met on the inter-Korean border on Sunday t...

Man from Varanasi by CHRIS TAYLOR
  • Sun, 15 Jul 2018 11:11

Man from Varanasi by CHRIS TAYLOR Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. CHRIS TAYLOR: Photos ...

Sleeping hipster on grass with beard from moss by Nina Hilitukha
  • Sat, 14 Jul 2018 06:03

Sleeping hipster on grass with beard from moss by Nina Hilitukha Sleeping hipster lying on grass with beard made of moss and flo...

Netanyahu to Putin: Assad is safe from us, but Iran must quit Syria
  • Fri, 13 Jul 2018 09:56

Author: Fri, 2018-07-13 00:38 MOSCOW: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has told Russia that Israel would not seek to topple its ally, S...

Israel seizes boat from Gaza seeking to break blockade
  • Wed, 11 Jul 2018 01:41

Author: AFPID: 1531233474686347500Tue, 2018-07-10 14:25 GAZA: Israel’s navy seized a boat on Tuesday that had left from a Gaza port with ...

The Dubai Fountain seen from the 126th floor of the Burj Khalifa tallest building in the... by David Hogan Jr
  • Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:25

The Dubai Fountain seen from the 126th floor of the Burj Khalifa tallest building in the... by David Hogan Jr via Instagram https...