Iran will not let U.S. President-elect Donald Trump rip up the nuclear deal it signed with world powers, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday.
"[Trump] wants to do many things, but none of his actions would affect us ... Do you think the United States can rip up the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal)? Do you think we and our nation will let him do that?" Rouhani said.
His remarks referred to the latest anti-Iran move made by the US Congress that voted on December 1st unanimously on renewal of the Iran Sanctions Act (ISA) which is set to be expired by the end of 2016.
He stressed that even if the US president vetoes parts of the Congress’ decision, Iran will show due reactions to the remaining sections which stand in violation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Stressing that the US could in no possible manner influence the will of Iran, he said the Iranian nation will never allow the US administration to tear away the nuclear deal.
President Rouhani said Iranians will never let America do that.