PressTV-‘US senators preparing tough terms for Iran deal’

US senators are reportedly working on new draft legislation that would set tough terms for the multilateral Iran deal in response to President Donald Trump’s refusal to certify Tehran’s compliance with the 2015 nuclear accord.

The draft, seen by Reuters on Tuesday, sets tough new terms for the nuclear deal, formally known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), including restoration of sanctions if Iran tests a ballistic missile capable of carrying a warhead or prevents nuclear inspectors from visiting any sites.

The motion, according to the report, was already under preparation when Trump delivered his anti-Iran speech on October 13, in which he said he would not be certifying Iran’s compliance with the terms of the JCPOA under a domestic American law, kicking to Congress a decision on whether to restore sanctions against Iran.

Trump did not pull Washington out of the JCPOA, but he gave the US Congress 60 days to decide whether…

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