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Hirono: Trump Decision to Decertify Iran Nuclear Deal Is “Dangerous, Political”

HONOLULU – Senator Mazie K. Hirono released the following statement on the President’s decision to decertify the Iran Nuclear Deal:

“Our European Allies, the United Nations, and the President’s own civilian and military national security team all agree that Iran is not in material breach of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

“In making the dangerous, political decision to decertify Iran’s compliance with the agreement, Donald Trump is jeopardizing our national security by undermining the harsh restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program established by JCPOA. At a time when the President’s irresponsible actions and rhetoric have already exacerbated the crisis in North Korea, we don’t need a second nuclear crisis in the Middle East.”