Iran will rush to build a massive nuclear bomb within days if Trump cancels US nuke deal

The statement from the Middle Eastern power player comes as the President prepares for landmark discussions with North Korea over their nukes.

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif Tweeted on Monday: "It is either all or nothing.

"European leaders should encourage Trump not just to stay in the nuclear deal, but more important to begin implementing his part of the bargain in good faith."

He urged European leaders to persuade Trump not to exit the agreement adding: "President Macron is correct in saying there is no ‘plan B’ on JCPOA."

The JCPOA or Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is the formal name of the accord.

Iran has said it will stick to the accord as long as the other parties respect it, but will "shred" the deal if Washington pulls out.

But in a meeting in New York Zarif said: “We will pursue vigorously our nuclear enrichment, we will make a decision based on our national security interests when the time comes.

“But whatever that decision will be, it won’t be very pleasant to the United States.

“The United States has not only failed to implement its side [of the deal], but is even asking for more.

“That’s a very dangerous message to send.”

The Donald has been a vocal opponent of the deal since it was announced by Barack Obama in 2015.

Under the arrangement Tehran agreed to curb its nuclear programme to satisfy western and world powers that it could not be used to develop atomic bombs.

In return the United States, France, Germany, Britain, Russia and China agreed to relax sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Trump has given the European signatories a May 12 deadline to "fix the terrible flaws" of the 2015 nuclear deal, or he will refuse to extend US sanctions relief on Iran.

Emmanuel Macron said in a Fox News Sunday interview the United States should stay in the agreement as long as there is no better option.

The French President is expect to try and persuade The Donald to stick with the Iran deal as he begins a state visit to Washington.

On Sunday Macron said of Trump: "We have a very special relationship because both of us are probably the maverick of the systems on both sides.”

The US President was also very impressed by France’s Bastille Day celebrations suggesting America have a similar military parade through Washington.

Angela Merkel, who arrives at the White House on Friday, is also expected to urge Trump to keep the deal.


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