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U.S. lawmakers aim to comply with Iran nuclear deal: EU

U.S. lawmakers aim to comply with Iran nuclear deal: EU
From Reuters - November 7, 2017

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers signaled they plan to ensure the United States complies with the 2015 Iran nuclear deal despite U.S. President Donald Trumps misgivings about the pact, the European Unions foreign policy chief said on Tuesday.

I got clear indications that the intention is to keep the United States compliant with the agreement, EU Foreign Policy chief Federica Mogherini told reporters at a news conference in Washington.

Trump on Oct. 13 dealt a blow to the pact by refusing to certify that Tehran was complying with the accord even though international inspectors say it was.

Under the deal, Iran agreed to curb its nuclear program in return for relief from economic sanctions.

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