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Iran’s Supreme Leader Says He’s Open to Reviving Nuclear Agreement

HeadlineJun 13, 2023

Iran’s supreme leader has said he’s open to reviving the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal, which the U.S. unilaterally withdrew from under President Trump in 2018. On Sunday, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said there was “nothing wrong” with pursuing a revival of the agreement, as long as Iran can keep its nuclear infrastructure intact. Khamenei spoke after touring an exhibition of Iran’s nuclear industry in Tehran.

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei: “Based upon Islamic ideals, we do not want nuclear weapons. But if this wasn’t the case, they would not be able to prevent us from doing so, just like they could not prevent our nuclear progress so far.”

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