Iranian foreign minister says Tehran won’t renegotiate nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Thursday that Iran would not accept any changes to its 2015 nuclear agreement with world powers. Under the deal, Iran agreed to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the lifting of punishing economic sanctions. President Trump has harshly criticized the agreement, negotiated under the Obama administration, and threatened to scrap it unless the U.S. and its allies can fix what he calls its “terrible flaws.” Trump has until May 12 to decide whether to extend relief from the sanctions. “Iran will not renegotiate what was agreed years ago and has been implemented,” Zarif said in a video posted on YouTube.

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