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US waives Iran sanctions, but says no final decision made on nuclear deal

The United States waived nuclear-related Iran sanctions, but President Donald Trump has not yet made a decision on the nuclear deal or Iran policy more broadly.
With Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (R) at his side, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a luncheon with Kuwait's ruler Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 7, 2017.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque - RC187C106320
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WASHINGTON — The Donald Trump administration waived nuclear-related sanctions on Iran today, even as senior administration officials stressed the action should not be seen as a sign that the president will ultimately support his predecessor’s nuclear agreement with Tehran.

Trump has not yet decided whether he will certify Iran’s continued compliance with the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) next month, US officials said.

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