Iran Warns of Dire Regional Consequences if Nuclear Deal is Canceled

Iran Warns of Dire Regional Consequences if Nuclear Deal is Canceled

USA national security experts have urged President Donald Trump to keep the nuclear deal with Iran, in response to his appointment of hardliners to key posts.

Iran's secretary of the Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has lashed out at the appointment of former US ambassador John Bolton as US National Security adviser, said the Iranian Fars news agency. He added that the U.S. will use MEK to achieve that aim.

Hosseini alleged that the United States will use the MEK to attempt to overthrow the theocratic regime in Teheran.

Commentators said last week when Bolton was named that it signaled a toughening of Washington's stance on Tehran and another nail in the coffin of the Obama-era agreement between Iran and world powers to limit Tehran's nuclear ambitions, already cast into doubt by Trump himself.

In Paris, the group's spokesman Shahin Ghobadi said in response to the Iranian official's statement that "the notion that the People's Mojahedin Organization of Iran has funded ambassador Bolton or any other American officials is simply a lie and is a mere joke".

Bolton, 69 years old, will be Trump's third national security adviser.

Bolton, 69, has always been a hawkish voice on foreign policy for the Republican Party.

That language was softer than Trump's own speech in January, when he waived sanctions against Tehran, as required under the accord, but stated explicitly that if an agreement to fix what he deems the pact's flaws was not reached, he would "withdraw from the deal immediately".

Meanwhile, a former Israeli defense minister on March 25 said Bolton once tried to persuade him to strike Iran.

Israel's ex-defence chief doesn't think this was "smart".

Related News:

  • Florida woman attacks husband after he forgot wedding anniversary

    Florida woman attacks husband after he forgot wedding anniversary

    After she recovered, the woman filed a complaint against her husband. "Raids are underway to arrest other accused". The video, which contains violent content and may be disturbing for some viewers, is now available on YouTube.
    Will fans care about spring football?

    Will fans care about spring football?

    The format of Alliance games will be nuanced with a shorter play clock and fewer commercial breaks, when compared with the NFL. The league plans to have eight teams but has not announced the location of any of the franchises at this time.
    Galaxy S9 Plus costs less to build than the flagship iPhone X

    Galaxy S9 Plus costs less to build than the flagship iPhone X

    Now that the Galaxy S9 is available, it's time to put it through its paces, and SquareTrade is doing just that. Side and Back Drop Tests: A big difference from the S8 was the result of the side drop test.
  • Paul Ryan denies rumor that he'll step down as House Speaker

    Paul Ryan denies rumor that he'll step down as House Speaker

    Amodei added that "nobody has talked to" members of Congress about "how they are going to vote" on new leadership. "I don't know. Shortly after this report surfaced, Scalise's office told Politico that Scalise " fully supports " Ryan to remain speaker.
    White House chief tells staff their jobs safe_ for now

    White House chief tells staff their jobs safe_ for now

    Indeed, the likelihood Shulkin will be removed within days were so high that BetDSI said it did not include him on its odds list. McMaster, but the move is not expected to be made immediately, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.
    Rousey would love Punk to swap UFC for WWE

    Rousey would love Punk to swap UFC for WWE

    Most likely, Rousey will use that sort of look on Stephanie, Triple H , and any other superstars who try to stop her in the WWE. If he never wants to get back in that ring again, he has every reason not to, and all the respect in the world from me.
  • Dow surges almost  700 points as trade war fears cool

    Dow surges almost 700 points as trade war fears cool

    Benchmark US crude declined 30 cents to settle at $65.25 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. The S&P 500 fell 55 points, or 2.1 percent, and the Nasdaq dropped 174 points, or 2.4 percent.
    Apple: BlueFin Slashes iPhone Estimates for 2018; 'Challenging' Environment

    Apple: BlueFin Slashes iPhone Estimates for 2018; 'Challenging' Environment

    However, it looks like Apple may launch a 5.8-inch OLED display iPhone at a cost reportedly "much lower" than the iPhone X . Apple recently sent out invites to an event, where the company is expected to announce new products and services.

    Sizing up Artisan Partners Asset Manageme (APAM)'s Weekly Performance, Moving -1.89%

    A number of hedge funds have recently added to or reduced their stakes in AMGP . 57,584 are owned by Svcs Automobile Association. Chickasaw Capital Management Llc holds 3.69% of its portfolio in Dominion Energy Midstream Partners, LP for 5.38 million shares.
  • Nvidia pauses its self-driving auto  tests in wake of Uber crash

    Nvidia pauses its self-driving auto tests in wake of Uber crash

    This data is processed just like it is actually coming from the sensors of a auto on the road-at speeds of 30 times per second. He referenced an incident last week where a pedestrian died after being struck by a self-driving auto in Arizona.
    Bolton Expected to 'Clean House' at NSC

    Bolton Expected to 'Clean House' at NSC

    Bolton has maintained a pair of political committees, which he has used to funnel political support to hawkish candidates. Bush's United Nations ambassador as a "recess appointment" due to broad opposition to his confirmation in the Senate.
    OAI's Liddell Promoted at White House

    OAI's Liddell Promoted at White House

    The Washington Post reported Sunday that Trump required his staff to sign the agreements, which extend past his presidency. Officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, told AFP that the hunt for the leaker was underway.


Most liked

Orange Snow Hit Parts of Europe This Weekend
The southern island of Crete was particularly badly affected, with some parts reporting dust in the air 10 times normal levels. NASA satellite imagery shows plumes of dust from the Sahara moving across the Mediterranean, north toward the east of Europe.

Thousands of civil servants strike in France over Macron's planned reforms
Railway workers are anxious by government plans to scrap job-for-life guarantees, automatic annual pay rises and generous early retirement.

Messi strong injury doubt for Italy game
It was Italy's first match since failing to qualify for the World Cup and the debut of interim coach Luigi Di Biagio. The Super Eagles will take on Argentina in their last Group D game at the 2018 World Cup in Saint Petersburg.

Zlatan: Why I Joined LA Galaxy
Manager Jose Mourinho has not used him since a Premier League match against Burnley on December 26. Upon departing PSG in 2016, he famously quipped, "I came like a king, left like a legend".

Lawmakers Near Spending Compromise to Avoid US Government Shutdown
Two brief government shutdowns recently occurred due to Congress' inability to pass appropriations bills in a timely way. The bill would contain funding to combat Russian interference in the 2018 midterm election, the aide said.

11-year-old speaks up for black girls
The ultimate goal, the students said, is to harness the support into actual voters, with their sights set on November's midterms. Add Gun Control as an interest to stay up to date on the latest Gun Control news, video, and analysis from ABC News.

Liverpool increase asking price for Mohamed Salah
Liverpool FC will return to Premier League action after the worldwide break when they take on Crystal Palace on 31 March. Kewell added, "He has this unbelievable dribbling ability, and defenders are scared of it".

'Bug's Land' squashed to bring Iron Man and his friends to Disneyland
That comes as no surprise; the Iron Man Experience at Hong Kong Disneyland is the park's most popular. In Hong Kong Disneyland , fans will be able to team up with Ant-Man and the Wasp on a new ride.

World No 1 Dustin Johnson in tough group at Match Play
You don't want to pick players that are all within the same group, since only one golfer makes it out of each group. The bombings have led to what appears to be stepped-up security at this week's 64-man matchplay event.

N'Golo Kante: 'Chelsea is my home'
The Blues are going through tough times having recently crashed out of the Champions League at the hands of Barcelona. N'Golo Kante has underlined his desire to win the FA Cup and finish in the Premier League's top four.

China's Congress reappoints Premier Li Keqiang and names new anti-graft watchdog
Beijing plans to "further bring down overall tariffs", with "zero tariffs for drugs, especially much-needed anti-cancer drugs", the premier said.

President Trump bans the use of Venezuelan cryptocurrencies
The ban comes as US Treasury Secretary, Mnuchin is meeting G-20 finance ministers in Buenos Aires. The controversial token has received pushback from within Venezuela's borders as well.

Brexit: Negotiators Agree To A 21-Month Transition Process
The pound rose as much as 1 percent against the dollar to $1.4088 GBP=D3, its strongest since February 16. The transition period is expected to end at midnight on December 31, 2020.

New York Jets: What their big trade says about the quarterbacks
Assuming that's the case, the Jets have assured themselves of a player they feel is worthy of a 'QB1′ status on their draft board. But this trade was just as big of a win for the Jets , who have been desperate for a true franchise quarterback for years.

Blue Ivy Carter bids at art auction
Knowles Carter said, "I feel really full, and just, so blessed and so very fortunate". "Let me tell you what's happening". But Blue Ivy was not going to allow the Carters to go home empty handed.