Kerry: Trying to Renegotiate Iran Deal Would Show ‘We Can’t Be Trusted’

Secretary of State John Kerry argued that attempting to renegotiate the Iran deal “would be the ultimate act of proving we can’t be trusted” and “We would lose leverage” in an interview broadcast on Thursday’s edition of MSNBC’s “The Rundown with Jose Diaz-Balart.”

Kerry addressed arguments that the US could go back to the negotiating table and get a better deal were based on “a presumption there that Iran will come back and renegotiate. But that’s not going to happen.”

When asked why it wouldn’t happen, Kerry answered, “Because the Ayatollah will believe that he can’t negotiate with the administration, because they can’t deliver. … That would be the ultimate act of proving we can’t be trusted. We would lose leverage, not just on this, we’d lose leverage across the board in the world.”

(h/t Real Clear Politics)

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