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Iran's Khamenei says nuclear deal can be reentered ‘without delay’

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said there should be no delay in removing sanctions and reentering the nuclear deal.

During a Dec. 16 televised speech attended by various government officials, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei addressed a number of problems the country is facing, including the nuclear deal and sanctions. 

This was Khamenei’s first public appearance since Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump. President-elect Biden has said he would return to the nuclear deal that was signed by the United States in 2015, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), under certain conditions. 

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