Among the changes is the removal of the so-called sunset clause and the inclusion of a new clause banning ballistic missile testing.
Trump stressed he wanted that "significant changes" were made to the Iran deal itself, and not simply a supplemental agreement between the United States and the European countries, according to the website.More news: Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE) Receives Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.28
Israeli officials told The Jerusalem Post that they believe Trump is serious in his threat to withdraw from the deal by mid- May unless these three European governments - the "E3" - demonstrate their willingness to renegotiate on these points. But make no mistake about it: This is their last chance.
"Actions and policies of the government of Iran, including its development of ballistic missiles, support for worldwide terrorism and human rights abuses, continue to pose an unusual and extraordinary threat to the national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States", the letter reads.More news: Mourinho delivers Paul Pogba fitness update ahead of Manchester United vs Sevilla
While Pence's announcement echoed President Trump's declaration that he had re-certified the deal in January "for the last time", the president later set a deadline of May 12 for negotiations between the United States and the "European Three" (the UK, France and Germany) in hopes of securing a better deal, though Iranian leaders have adamantly declared that they won't accept any modifications to the original deal.
Trump has said that he will allow for the reimposition of nuclear-related sanctions on Iran upon a mid-May waiver deadline unless Europe agrees to some form of renegotiation.More news: Calm before the storm? North Korea still mum on Trump summit
"The president has also made clear that if the fatal flaws of the nuclear deal are not fixed, he will walk away from the deal and restore sanctions", the prime minister stated. I said that the nuclear agreement with Iran contains within it many dangers for the world, including the special danger of the nuclearization of the Middle East. Moreover, I remind you that Iran declares, on an nearly daily basis - including recently, its intention to wipe out the State of Israel.