Donald Trump Declares “Calm Before The Storm” Amid Rumors That He’s Going To Drop Iran Nuclear Deal

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Donald Trump Declares "Calm Before The Storm" Amid Rumors That He's Going To Drop Iran Nuclear Deal

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US President Donald Trump is planning to “decertify” the international nuclear deal with Iran, according to the Washington Post.

The US President was seen at the White House with his wife Melania, as well as military leaders, after October 5 meetings but before dinner together. Gesturing at the people around him, Donald Trump said that it was “the calm before the storm”. He did not clarify what he meant to the press, though the New York Times says “people who have been briefed on the matter” believe he means the nuclear deal with Iran.

The President is expected to deliver a speech on the matter, tentatively scheduled for October 12. He is expected to declare rejecting the deal on the grounds it does not serve US security interests and to lay out a larger strategy for confronting the nation he blames for terrorism and instability throughout the Middle East.

The president’s administration must certify the deal every 90 days. Donald Trump’s office has already done so twice. If he rejected it this time, Congress would have 60 days to decide whether to re-impose sanctions on Iran. This could possibly mean re-imposing not only US-held sanctions, but international ones as well for an undisclosed amount of time. Despite that, US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis expressed support for the deal during congressional testimony. He said he did not believe taking the step to decertify would scuttle the agreement, as many congressional leaders and senior diplomatic, military and national security advisers considered the deal worth preserving if possible.

The 2015 accord was designed to prevent Iran developing a nuclear weapon, with the president’s administration having to certify to Congress that Iran is upholding its part of the deal every 90 days. France, Germany, China, Russia and the UK are also partners in the deal.

The accord lifted some sanctions, allowing Iran to trade on international markets and sell oil. The lifting of sanctions is dependent on Iran restricting its nuclear program. It must restrict its uranium stockpile, build no more heavy-water reactors for 15 years, and allow inspectors into the country.

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  • Solomon Krupacek

    as i know, these words “Calm Before The Storm”were addressed to north korea

    • Tommy Jensen

      Trump is going to erase Korea entirely from the map in a show of force, so the world finally can respect Americans.

  • 55lanfag

    I had certain hope when I saw Trump could win. He’s just more of the same, i don’t know why I got deluded.

    • Tommy Jensen

      You wanted someone to take your responsibility on their shoulders, therefore you vote.
      Stop voting and discover yourself.

  • Thegr8rambino

    The end of the US zio cabal really can’t come soon enough right?

  • Garga

    I will be surprised if he does so.
    I think he’ll going to whine about it, telling that Iran breaches the deal’s “spirit” but “technically” complies.

    He didn’t provide on many of his election campaign promises, even the ones that benefited the US greatly. This one hurts US, but are the US interests important for President Trump?

    • Thegr8rambino

      If he does decertify it, Iran should go ahead and build as many nukes as possible

      • Garga

        No we won’t. Nukes are forbidden as are chemical weapons.
        Iran’s nuclear program was, is and will be peaceful. Iran is a signatory of NPT.

        • Thegr8rambino

          So what good does that do to deter a US or Israeli attack??

          • Garga

            Our defensive conventional armed forces combined with our belief ought to do that.
            Our religion, our moral and our humanity say nuclear weapons are forbidden, so we won’t produce, stockpile or use them.

          • XRGRSF

            Your’s wont be the first nation destroyed by its own self styled higher ideals, and moral superiority. In fact, you’re sounding somewhat like Israel except that Israel has nukes. Hopefully Iran is well protected by Russia, and China.

          • Garga

            So far we managed to maintain our moral standards and save ourselves for thousands of years. I hope we can continue to do so.

            We have one teeny tiny difference with Israel: We don’t threat the world with annihilation in case we are in serious danger.

          • XRGRSF

            Iran is indeed a proud nation, and an ancient culture. Iran has done the impossible, and managed to survive long enough to determine how to continue to survive. I sincerely hope that Iran has a long, and prosperous future.

            Israel is evil, and evil is, unfortunately, eternal. Perhaps Iran will never have nukes, but regardless of that it would be wonderful to see Israel turned into a ash tray. I hope the Palestinians will forgive me for that wish.

          • Garga

            Thank you for the kind words.

            Well, not as an ashtray, but we hope for the dissolution of the illegal entity and creation of a new one based on the votes of ALL original people in that piece of land.

          • XRGRSF

            A well thought out hope: “All ORIGINAL people.”

            It’s past time for Europe to take back the evil that has invaded Palestine.

          • Thegr8rambino

            I hope Iranian generals and commanders are confident in that

          • Solomon Krupacek

            trump puts irgc on list of terrorists

          • Thegr8rambino

            And not Saudi

          • Solomon Krupacek

            typical. but you can realize, how tougher will be the situation in Syria …

          • Thegr8rambino

            For who?

          • Solomon Krupacek

            for assad

          • Thegr8rambino

            SAA has been winning constantly since beginning of the year, the situation has improved astronomically for him

          • Solomon Krupacek

            you know, what is my opinion: until assad wins only territories, which are allowed in plan B, for me he lose. and the east bank of euphrates … hm, … you see also :(

          • Thegr8rambino

            you are living in another world

          • Solomon Krupacek

            yes, in real world. and most of you livi in imaginary, drened world :(

          • Thegr8rambino

            No, other way around Solomon lol

          • Boris Kazlov

            You still don’t realize that murican empire is in its last throes, Trump will take care of its final demise, don’t worry about it.

        • Boris Kazlov

          Ayatollahs consider nuclear weapons as sinful, and rightly so.

    • XRGRSF

      The question is whether of not the deal with Iran suites Israel ? I wish I could say that there are cooler heads in the Trump administration who recognize the importance of America keeping its word. However, America has seldom, if ever, kept its word over time. The good news is that Iran knows better than to trust the US.

      • Terra Cotta Woolpuller

        Something you also forgot the world is seeing that the US has never been good at honoring treaties or agreements , this will hurt them in the long run and end their control through compliance at the UN.

      • Boris Kazlov

        I think that it has nothing to do with Trump, he already kicked out all the cooler heads, and the generals are in control of his administration, in order to avoid the impeachment putsch. Generals are in warpath, that’s what they do.

    • Boris Kazlov

      Oly interests that Trump cares about are the Zionists’.

  • chris chuba

    This confirms my worst fears about Trump, we in the U.S. elect narcissists that reflect our own feelings of grandeur and entitlement.

    Translation: Trump was tired of the humiliation of having to admit that Iran, a country that he has predetermined to be evil, was honoring an agreement that merely treated them as a parolee rather than as a slave. Our ability to break an agreement and unilaterally re-impose harsh sanctions is such a momentous event that the entire world has to stand up and take notice of the omnipotent U.S.

    I hope he isn’t considering military action on top of this. At some point our hubris will catch up to us. As the good book says, ‘pride comes before a fall’, I’ve been hoping that we would wake up before this happens.

    • Thegr8rambino

      Omnipotent US? lol

      • chris chuba

        I’m referring to our state of mind. We are omnipotent until we aren’t, one day, we’ll wake up and find out, ‘oh, no, they can fight back’. I want to avoid unnecessary fights but so many in my country want to prove we are the biggest kid on the block.

        • Thegr8rambino

          Yea I think we live in the same country then lol

    • XRGRSF

      You are correct in that our political class is a direct reflection of the mentality of the American electorate. We have become an evil nation populated by vain people. Karma is coming, and right soon.

    • bcbingram

      Finally, someone gets the Bible quote correct ! Well Done Chris

  • Thegr8rambino

    If this orange clown turd buffoon absolute embarrassment to the world does decertify the agreement, Iran should go ahead and start building as many nukes as it can. FUCK TRUMP!!!!!

    • Solomon Krupacek

      but you also hailed him before :)

      • Thegr8rambino

        Maybe for other things , but not this

        • Solomon Krupacek

          se you, i never hailed. and when i wrotem he will be worse than obama, everybody attacked me.

          • Thegr8rambino

            Well he said much better things during election, now he is doing opposite

          • Solomon Krupacek

            focus always on key senteces.

            america firs, america great again. this is return in the 50ties.

            of course, hillary would not be better.

          • Thegr8rambino

            True

          • Garga

            Not very hostile, Killary just promised to attack Iran if she elected as president and obliterate us!

            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yWAFvIT-NHs

          • Boris Kazlov

            Trump always was a Zionist, just like his Jewish daughter.
            That fact kept me from delusion, many analysts like Saker rooted for Trump, but I always understood that his deep-rooted Zionism would always prevail over his campaign demeanor, you cannot be a ZIonist and desire peace, do you hear Putin?

          • Solomon Krupacek

            his daughter is not jew, becous both parents are not jews.

          • Boris Kazlov

            I know the orthodox Jewsh law, only the mother has to be jewish , which is not the case, but in USA there is reform Judaism, much more LGBTQ, which has its own rules.

          • Boris Kazlov

            You are a fucking Zionist too, so shut the ass.

          • Solomon Krupacek

            after you, sir!

          • Boris Kazlov

            Well, you can suspect me of being a Russian informer, which I would gladly be if I had the chance, but a Zionist? Please.

  • Real Anti-Racist Action

    We who pushed hard for you Donald feel betrayed. We wanted peace with the Iranians and Syrians and Russians, and we wanted top level Boycott’s against Israel. This video is a message from all your Ex-supporters to you Donald.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J4W4D9giUO8

  • Tommy Jensen

    Go f… yourself Trump.

  • Jens Holm

    Nixon was resigned. They cewrtaibly didnt want more Hillary. Well try again USA.

    Im sure You should try another way to find the best.