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Call for Intensifying Pressure on US, Europe

Call for Intensifying Pressure on US, EuropeCall for Intensifying Pressure on US, Europe

Iran's new step to further downgrade its commitments toward the 2015 nuclear deal was a muted message to Europe while Tehran should have sent a strong warning to the United States, says a senior lawmaker, who believes the pressure that prompted the Europeans to act to save the agreement should not be eased. 
"I believe the new step was a little conservative and cautious," Heshmatollah Falahatpisheh, a member of Majlis National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, told the Iranian Diplomacy website in a recent interview. 
President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran will abandon restrictions on nuclear research and development, including on the advancement of centrifuges used to enrich uranium, as the next step toward reducing compliance with the nuclear accord in retaliation for US sanctions reimposed on Tehran.

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