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Offbeat Iran president warns of 'problems' as Trump decision looms

11:57  08 may  2018
11:57  08 may  2018 Source:   msn.com

Iran's president: US ending deal will be 'historic regret'

  Iran's president: US ending deal will be 'historic regret' Iran's president is warning President Donald Trump that pulling America out of the nuclear deal with world powers would be a "historic regret.President Hassan Rouhani made the comments Sunday in the city of Sabzevar while on a tour of Iran's Razavi Khorasan province.

Iran ’s president on Tuesday warned that his country could face “some problems ” ahead of US President Donald Trump ’s decision on whether to pull out of the nuclear deal the Islamic Republic signed in 2015 with world powers.

Iran 's president on Tuesday warned the country could face "some problems " ahead of President Donald Trump 's decision on whether to pull out of its nuclear deal with world powers. Without directly naming Trump

In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a meeting with officials in the northeastern city of Mashhad, Monday, May 7, 2018. Rouhani says Iran would be willing not to abandon the nuclear deal even if the United States pulls out, providing the European Union offers guarantees that Iran would keep benefiting from the accord. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP) © The Associated Press In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a meeting with officials in the northeastern city of Mashhad, Monday, May 7, 2018. Rouhani says Iran would be willing not to abandon the nuclear deal even if the United States pulls out, providing the European Union offers guarantees that Iran would keep benefiting from the accord. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's president on Tuesday warned the country could face "some problems" ahead of President Donald Trump's decision on whether to pull out of its nuclear deal with world powers.

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With Trump 's decision on the deal looming , Iran 's president is warning the next few months could be rough. Iran 's Central Bank chief Valiollah Seif also tried to calm nerves, telling state television that the US decisions "does not create a problem " for Iran 's economy.

Iran ’s president on Tuesday warned the country could face “some problems ” ahead of President Donald Trump ’s decision on whether to pull out of its nuclear deal with world powers. ( Iranian Presidency Office via AP). Without directly naming Trump

Without directly naming Trump, Rouhani's remarks at a petroleum conference in Tehran represented the first official Iranian comment on the U.S. president's overnight tweet that he'd make an announcement on the deal Tuesday.

"It is possible that we will face some problems for two or three months, but we will pass through this," Rouhani said.

Rouhani also stressed Iran wants to keep "working with the world and constructive engagement with the world." That appeared to be a nod to Europe, which has struck a series of business deals with Iran since the landmark 2015 nuclear deal.

Trump's tweet came late on Monday night, meaning major newspapers across Iran missed the announcement for their front pages.

Iran's state-run television broadcaster carried the announcement at 10 a.m. local time, and Iran's state-run IRNA news agency also carried a report on it.

Overnight, Iran's semi-official news agencies carried the news off Trump's tweet, while others shared foreign media reports online.

Trump's announcement, set for the 2 p.m. EST at the White House, will come after nightfall in Iran.

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Associated Press writer Jon Gambrell in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, contributed to this report.

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