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Trump Says Iran Is ‘Not Living Up To Spirit’ Of The Obama-Era Nuclear Agreement

Kaitlan Collins White House Correspondent
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Donald Trump said Iran is “not living up to the spirit” of the nuclear deal that was struck under the Obama administration.

The president made the remark in during a joint press conference with the prime minister of Italy Paolo Gentiloni at the White House Thursday — just hours after the administration notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the 2015 agreement.

“I’m all for agreements, but that is a bad one,” Trump said. “They are not living up to the spirit of the agreement — I can tell you that. We are analyzing it very closely and we will see what happens.” (RELATED: Tillerson: U.S. Is Conducting ‘Comprehensive Review’ Of Iran Nuclear Deal)

“Iran has not lived up to the spirit of the agreement.”

(Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

When he was asked later in the press conference if the United States will play a role in stabilizing Libya, Trump said, “I do not see a role in Libya. I think the United States has enough roles.”

“We’re in a role everywhere.”