By Farrah Khan
Trump’s latest comments on the Iran and US relationship generates a “deadlock” situation between the two countries. The US withdrew from the 2015 Nuclear Deal with Tehran last year given that Washington thought it was too much of a one-sides agreement. The agreement was to prohibit Iran to develop nuclear weapons. In addition, Washington is also increasing sanctions against the country to stifle Iran’s economy by terminating its international sales of crude oil. Trump comments based on Reuters, “I really believe that Iran would like to make a deal, and I think that’s very smart of them, and I think that’s a possibility to happen.” Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman fires back with Iran not being able to come to the table with the USA to negotiate a new deal.
The deadlock between these two countries create an interesting relationship in which they will need to evaluate next steps to the negotiation table.
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