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Iran's Rouhani attacks domestic critics over sanctions relief

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani suggested today that he would not allow domestic critics of the nuclear deal to delay Iran’s reentry to the deal.

With President-elect Joe Biden signaling that the United States will reenter the nuclear deal that limited Iran’s nuclear program in exchange for sanctions relief, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has signaled that his administration would not be deterred in fully rejoining the deal as well.

“The administration will not allow anyone to delay the end of sanctions, and some want this to happen,” Rouhani said at a press conference today. “We will not allow it for one minute or even one hour, and the sanctions must be broken. America must return to its previous commitments … and we will return to our own commitments.”

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