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Iran’s foreign minister says no renegotiating nuclear deal

Trilateral on Syria in Moscow, Russian Federation - 28 Apr 2018
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
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Iran’s foreign minister has taken to YouTube to criticize President Trump’s threat to withdraw from the nuclear deal, saying Iran will not “renegotiate or add onto” the accord.

Mohammad Javad Zarif’s video Thursday — which was also posted to Trump’s favorite social media platform, Twitter — appeared to be taking his message to the masses after he spoke to news outlets across the U.S. to defend the deal.

The five-minute video shows Zarif behind his desk, delivering his message on the deal.

Zarif also appeared to troll Trump, saying: “To put it in real-estate terms, when you buy a house and move your family in it or demolish it to build a skyscraper, you cannot come back two years later and renegotiate the price.”

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