Yesterday at the United Nations, Donald Trump chaired a meeting of the international body's Security Council. While doing so, The Times of Israel reports, Trump accused Iran of upping its aggression and support of terror ever since signing the 2015 nuclear agreement:
“In the years since the deal was signed, Iran’s aggression only increased,” Trump said as he chaired a meeting of the UN Security Council to address the countering of nuclear, chemical, and biological weapons.
“The regime used new funds from the deal to support terrorism, build nuclear capable missiles, and foment chaos,” he said.
Trump pulled the United States out of the internationally brokered accord in May, although European allies and Iran have pledged their continued commitment to the agreement, which lifted sanctions in return for curbs in Tehran’s nuclear program.
The US has been steadily reimposing sanctions against Iran in recent months and Trump said more were on the way.
Seated at the center of an arc-shaped table, he said that a government with Iran’s track record “must never be allowed to obtain” a nuclear weapon.
The president also said Iran “is the world’s leading sponsor of terror,” and urged the international community to unite against the Tehran regime...