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May 8 2018: U.S. President Donald Trump formally announces U.S. withdrawal from nuclear deal with Iran, formally known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). 

“A horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made,” he said about the agreement. 

“It didn’t bring calm, it didn’t bring peace, and it never will,” he added.  

May 9, 2018: Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei describes President Trump’s speech on nuclear agreement as “inane and superficial”.

“In the name of the Iranian people, you are making a mistake, Mr. Trump,” Khamenei said.  

May 12, 2018: U.S. condemns Iran’s “destabilizing influence” in

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