Sunday, March 20, 2016

Setting Up Pretense to Cheat: Iran's leader says US still hostile after nuclear deal

Caren Firouz, Reuters

Iran is practically telegraphing their plans to scrap the bogus nuclear deal and setting up a justification to do so. 

Fox News reports the United States is still fundamentally hostile to Iran and its policies have undermined the benefits of sanctions relief, the Islamic Republic's hardline leader said on Sunday, warning Iranians not to trust their old enemy.

Ringing in a new Iranian year at a televised rally in the Shi'ite holy city of Mashhad, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said fear of U.S. regulations was keeping big foreign companies, particularly in the financial sector, away from Iran.

The uncompromising stance of Iran's most senior figure poses a challenge to President Hassan Rouhani, the architect of last year's nuclear deal who hopes to open Iran's economy to the world.

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