PressTV-US pullout from Iran deal an American scandal: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the United States’ unilateral withdrawal from a multilateral nuclear deal with Iran has proven to be a “scandal” for America and shows how much the deal serves Iran’s interests.

At the Iranian Parliament to respond to questions from lawmakers on Monday, Foreign Minister Zarif said no deal would meet all of a negotiating party’s demands.

Still, he said, the Iran deal proved to have been negotiated “with such solidity” that the US pullout has become a “scandal” for America.

“Today, we can see, that, by the grace of God, the JCPOA was so much in favor of Iran’s interests that America withdrew from it scandalously,” Zarif said, using the official abbreviation for the Iran deal, which stands for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

“If you follow the news from the entire world, you can see [a reflection of how] the US has had to walk back many of its claims,” the Iranian foreign minister…

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