US House Speaker Paul Ryan has voiced opposition to the 2015 landmark nuclear agreement signed between Iran and the P5+1, claiming Tehran’s moves have gotten worse since the nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). was inked.
“I think this deal was a bad deal — it allows them to get nuclear weapons,” Ryan told reporters at his weekly press conference on Thursday.
Ryan claimed Iran was bullying its neighbors and destabilizing the region. “Their activities and behaviors have only gotten worse since the Iran Deal,” he claimed.
Ryan reiterated that he believed that the Obama administration had made a bad deal with Iran and the new administration needed a “comprehensive strategy” to deal with Iran.
“I think we are due for a comprehensive strategy in Iran and I think that’s what the administration is working on and getting set to announce,” Ryan said. “With respect to some of these other multilateral…