Donald trump to announce Iran nuclear deal decision on Friday

Donald trump to announce Iran nuclear deal decision on Friday

In defeating the suspense sparked by the indecisive stand on the Iran nuclear deal and to respond to anxious minds, President Trump is expected to announce his decision on the fate of the Iran nuclear deal in a speech on Friday, a Republican lawmakers privy of the information confirmed.

With regards to the development, National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster was seen on Capitol Hill on Wednesday evening briefing top Republican lawmakers on the administration’s impending announcement.

Rep. Mike McCaul, R-Texas, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, told reporters of the planned Friday speech.

Similarly, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, who just recovered from ugly media allegations, has also been briefing key lawmakers on the administration’s plans for the agreement, and equally met with Sen. Ben Cardin(D-Maryland), at the State Department on Wednesday.

And going by ABC News previous report, President Trump is expected to “decertify” the Iran nuclear deal which was forged by the Obama administration on the grounds that it no longer serves U.S. national security interests.

However, the decision not to certify the agreement would compel Congress within 60 days to re-impose sanctions against Iran that were suspended in 2015 as part of the agreement.

Meanwhile, Former Secretary of State John Kerry and Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, who helped forged and negotiate the agreement with Iran under President Obama, were at Capitol Hill on Wednesday to brief House Democrats on the nuclear deal and urge them to keep it in its current form.

Website design in Abuja


follow us on twitter @aljazirahnewsng
Like us on Facebook @aljazirahnewsng

Share This:

Related Posts

Nigerian soldiers battle Boko Haram in Borno Reports reaching newsmen indicate that Nigerian soldiers are currently battling to repel an attack by armed Boko Haram fighters in Mainok village, Kaga Local Government Area of Borno State. Mainok is about 58km from Maiduguri. A security official in Borno State confirmed to PREMIUM TIMES that ...
WATCH VIDEO: Dino Melaye features in new Music video The controversial senator, Dino Melaye, has ventured into the entertainment industry following his appearance in a new music video by Afro trap star, Kach, titled Dino. The senator representing Kogi West has also made history as he becomes the first Nigerian serving lawmaker to be featured in a m...
I’m not planning to replace Osinbajo, says Tinubu Bola Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is not planning to replace Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo. Tinubu said this in response to a report that he may be picked as the running mate of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019. Buhari and Tinubu fell out shortly aft...
Fuel Scarcity: Motorists spend the night at filling stations Many motorists on Tuesday spent the night at filling stations queuing for petrol in in Jos, Plateau state capital. A NAN correspondent monitoring the fuel supply situation in Jos said there were long queues at NNPC and Mobil stations where the product is being sold at the N145 regulated price. ...
‘Where’s the $65bn OBJ left in excess crude account?’ — Amae... Rotimi Amaechi, minister of transportation, has fired yet another shot at former President Goodluck Jonathan. This comes less than a week after the minister said the time to stop blaming Jonathan had come. Speaking with NAN in Lagos, Amaechi said former President Olusegun Obasanjo left $65 bil...
CBN injects $210m into currency market The interbank window of the nation’s foreign exchange market on Tuesday received a boost of $210m from the Central Bank of Nigeria. The interventions were made at the wholesale, the Small and Medium-scale Enterprises, and invisibles segments of the market. The Acting Director, Corporate Commun...
2018 Budget: Is it every year that you will be purchasing fu... The Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism on Tuesday questioned the Minister of Information , Culture and Tourism , Alhaji Lai Mohammed , over what they described as an annual ritual of reintroducing items for which appropriations had been made in the previous year . Such items, according to th...
2019: Buhari may pick Tinubu as VP Fourteen months to the next presidential election, there are indications that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may have  President Muhammadu Buhari-Asiwaju Bola Tinubu ticket, as one of its jokers for the 2019 election. Competent sources close to The Redeemed Church told Daily Sun that ...
Oyo partners army to sustain peace The Oyo state government has entered into an agreement with the Nigeria army to build a permanent garrison for peace and security to sustain the subsisting tempo of security in the state. Abiola Ajimobi, the state governor, disclosed this during the opening ceremony of the last quarter of the 201...
JAMB warns candidates against fake UTME past questions in ci... The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) on Tuesday warned prospective candidates for the 2018 UTME to be wary of fake past questions in CDs being circulated in the country. The board made the call in a statement, signed by Fabian Benjamin, head of media. JAMB, while disassociating ...
US embassy ‘not moving’ to Jerusalem before 2020 Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, has said the American embassy in Israel is unlikely to be moved to Jerusalem before 2020. “It’s not going to be anything that happens right away,” US news daily, New York Times, quoted Tillerson as saying during a speech at the state department. “Probably ...
Explosion kills bomb disposal expert in Somalia An army colonel in the semi-autonomous Puntland region who also headed the region’s bomb disposal unit was killed on Tuesday after a roadside bomb he was defusing exploded, a military official said. The incident occurred on a road that links Bosaso, Puntland’s second biggest city, with Galgala Hi...
FG hands over Lagos Presidential Lodge to Ambode (PHOTOS) The federal government has handed control of the presidential lodge in Lagos to governor Akinwumi Ambode.