President Trump Warns Of New Sanctions On Iran After Breaches Of Nuclear Deal

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President Trump warned the U.S. will “substantially” increase sanctions on Iran, as a United Nations nuclear watchdog held an emergency meeting on the Iran nuclear deal in Vienna, Austria. Iran says its breaches of the 2015 nuclear agreement are in response to the U.S. pulling out of the deal in 2018, and re-imposing sanctions on Iran. The U.S. called for a special meeting of the International Atomic Energy Agency board of advisors, and called for punishment of Iran for its breaches of the deal. The meeting concluded with no concensus. U.S. Ambassador Julie Wolcott told the board that two “troubling” reports of recent Iranian nuclear activity show that Iran is no longer abiding by key restrictions in the 2015 deal. She went on to say, “There is no credible reason for Iran to expand its nuclear program, and there is no way to read this as anything other than a crude and transparent attempt to extort payments from the international community.” John Negroponte, former U.S. Director of

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