Iran to continue expanding regional role, missile program

U.S. President Donald Trump announces his intention to withdraw from the JCPOA Iran nuclear agreement at the White House in Washington

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The protest came as Iranian officials, including parliament speaker Ali Larijani and President Hassan Rouhani, said Wednesday they hoped European leaders will work with them to preserve the deal between Tehran and world powers - without the USA - but stressed that the nation could now decide to resume its nuclear program.

ISNA also reported that Iranian Army Commander Major General Abdolrahim Mousavi thanked God for Washington's withdrawal from the JCPOA.

Iran's parliament speaker, Ali Larijani, said: "If Europe and important countries like Russian Federation and China fill this worldwide vacuum (in the deal), perhaps there will be a way to continue". European Union officials have suggested they'll do what they can to salvage the agreement.

"U.S.' problem with Iran was not just nuclear energy program".

President Hassan Rouhani responded with a warning of his own that Iran could restart enriching uranium - a key element of a nuclear weapons programme - "without any limitations" within a matter of weeks.

In a joint statement, Mrs May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron said the decision was a matter of "regret and concern" and said they remained committed to the deal. "Everything depends on our national interests".

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European diplomats meanwhile insisted that the 2015 accord would not suddenly collapse despite the U.S.'s withdrawal.

Weighing in on the United States' decision to pull out of the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement, India on Wednesday called for diplomacy to resolve the dispute. "The Iranians never had any intention of sticking to this deal". Iran's parliament speaker said that "Trump only understands the language of force".

He said at the time that some deal was better than no deal. "We are ready and have a plan for managing. under any circumstance". He (Trump) had maybe more than 10 lies in his comments.

Despite his long-running mistrust of the US, Khamenei supported the deal when it was signed, even saying it could be the basis for further negotiations.

Oil prices rallied to multi-year highs on Wednesday, a day after President Donald Trump announced plans to withdraw the United States from the Iran nuclear deal.

Iran has stressed repeatedly that it will not negotiate on its regional role and missile program under any circumstances.

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Appearing on Fox and Friends, which Mr Trump watches, he said: "If you do that (ditch the deal) you have to answer the question what next?"

Many Iranians are anxious about what Trump's decision could mean for their country.

Speaking in the White House, Mr Trump said: "The Iran deal is defective at its core".

"Iran's behavior across the spectrum concerns me every day", Peek said.

Iran's poor economy and unemployment sparked nationwide protests in December and January that saw at least 25 people killed and, reportedly, almost 5,000 arrested.

In Cyprus, he said Iran "openly calls, daily, for the destruction, the elimination of Israel from the face of the earth and practices unmitigated aggression against us".

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The European Union hopes to preserve the deal without the U.S. Germany, France and the United Kingdom all said they'd stick to their commitments. The U.S. exit from the deal throws billions of dollars of planned European investments into disarray.

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