The United States is seeking to negotiate a treaty with Iran over Tehran’s ballistic missile program and its influence in the Middle East as a tool to diminish the Islamic Republic and force it to surrender to US interests, says a journalist and political analyst based in Chicago.
The administration of US President Donald Trump violated its international obligations when it withdrew from the the Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Stephen Lendman said during an interview with Press TV on Friday.
“The Trump regime doesn’t want a treaty with Iran; it wants to co-opt Iran; it wants it to be subservient to its interests,” he added.
Trump re-imposed anti-Iran sanctions, lifted as part of the 2015 nuclear deal, in August, after withdrawing the US of the agreement, also backed by the UK, Russia, Germany, Russia, and China.
Under the JCPOA, Iran undertook to put limits on its nuclear program…