- 5 months ago
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioJUDY WOODRUFF: Separate from North Korea, President Trump has made no secret of his disdain for the Iran nuclear agreement, which was struck by the Obama administration, five other world powers and Iran.
He’s long said he wants to renegotiate the 2015 accord, and he soon faces another deadline on how to proceed.
The president denounced the agreement again Tuesday at the United Nations.
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: The Iran deal was one of the worst and most one-sided transactions the United States has ever entered into.
JUDY WOODRUFF: Every three months, the president must decide whether to recertify that Iran is in compliance with the nuclear agreement. Mr. Trump did so in April and July, and must decide again by October 15.
Yesterday, in New York, amid shouted questions from reporters, he said he’s made up his mind.
PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP: I have decided.
JUDY WOODRUFF: International monitors say Iran is holding to the letter of the deal. But t