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Iranians believe Trump will violate nuclear deal

A new poll shows Iranian dissatisfaction with economic gains since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action went into effect and apprehension about the policies of the new Trump administration.
An Iranian man holds a local newspaper displaying a portrait of Donald Trump a day after his election as the new US president, in the capital Tehran, on November 10, 2016.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said on November 9 there was "no possibility" of its nuclear deal with world powers being overturned by US president-elect Donald Trump despite his threat to rip it up.

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If Donald Trump preserves the Iran nuclear deal, that will surprise many Iranians.

That’s one finding of a new poll by the Center for International and Security Studies at Maryland (CISSM) &, which have repeatedly surveyed Iranian public opinion in recent years.

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