Mike Pompeo urges UK to help rein in ‘lawless’ Iran over nuclear deal

Huh? Trump withdrew US from agreement???


UK told ‘not to soothe the ayatollahs angry’ at US decision to abandon nuclear deal

US secretary of state Mike Pompeo has urged the UK to stand with Washington in reining in Iran’s “bloodletting and lawlessness”, as Tehran took the first conditional steps to extricate itself from the landmark nuclear deal it had signed with the west, Russia and China in 2015.

Iran said it was acting in response to Donald Trump’s decision a year ago to withdraw the US from the deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, JCPOA, imposing a wave of sanctions not just on Iran but on any company that seeks to trade with it.

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