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European Union Will Defend ‘Important’ Iran Nuclear Deal

(AFP) – EU foreign affairs head Federica Mogherini on Monday insisted the bloc will stand by the Iran nuclear accord, bluntly condemned by US President-elect Donald Trump, because it serves Europe’s security needs.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference next to a frame bearing a portrait of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, on March 6, 2016 in the capital Tehran. Rouhani promised that 2016 will be a better year, weeks after Tehran's nuclear deal took …

Iran Says World Not Fulfilling Nuke Deal Commitments

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday that world powers have not fulfilled their commitments under the landmark nuclear deal, harming Iranian economic growth.

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Sen. Tom Cotton Calls Out ‘Cowardly’ Iranian Foreign Minister on Twitter

Sen. Tom Cotton Zarif takes on Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, challenging him to come to Washington, D.C. to “debate Iran’s record of tyranny, treachery, & terror” and mocking Zarif’s “cowardly character,” as exhibited by how he “hid in US during Iran-Iraq war while peasants & kids were marched to die.”

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State Dept’s Marie Harf Fights with Family Friend for Posting Critical Article on Facebook

Last week, legendary former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George P. Shultz wrote a scathing Wall Street Journal op-ed critical of the Obama Administration’s nuclear dealmaking with Iran. The Obama State Department has responded, not with criticisms of the detailed argument in the piece, but by dismissing it as “a lot of big words and big thoughts.”