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Kasaba Talks about Trump’s Decision to Pull out of the Iran Nuclear Agreement | KUOW

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Secretary Kerry posed with his fellow E.U., P5+1, and Iranian counterparts at the Austria Center in Vienna, Austria, on July 14, 2015, for a group photo shortly after the formal announcement of the agreement concluding the Iranian nuclear negotiations. Photo credit: State Department

May 9, 2018

Jackson School Director and Professor Reşat Kasaba recently shared his views in an interview with KUOW radio about Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear agreement. He stated that Iran was not in breach of the international agreement and expressed concern that a move away from the treaty will further isolate the United States, strengthen the hand of more conservative groups in Iran, and may pave the way for the re-start of Iran’s nuclear weapons program.

Local companies like Boeing who have been involved in preliminary deals with Iran may also be affected, Kasaba noted, depending on the nature of the sanctions.

Listen to the full interview

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