Please verify

Blaze Media
Watch LIVE

Iranian president suggests he won't 'let' Trump toss out controversial nuclear deal

President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a ceremony. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had some tough talk for Donald Trump Tuesday, suggesting that his country won't "let" the president-elect put an end to their nuclear deal with the U.S. when he takes office.

"[Trump] wants to do many things, but none of his actions would affect us," Rouhani said in a speech at the University of Tehran, according to Reuters. "Do you think the United States can rip up the the [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action]? Do you think we and our nation will let him do that?"

Congress passed a bill Thursday to extend sanctions on Iran for a decade, and Rouhani warned that his country won't just accept it if President Barack Obama signs it into law.

"There is no doubt that the United States is our enemy," Rouhani said. "If Obama signs ISA but uses waiver rights to cease its implementation, it still infringes the nuclear agreement, and we will react to it."

Most recent
All Articles