President Donald Trump speaks during a press conference with the Italian Prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni, in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, 20 April 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
WASHINGTON – The Latest on Thursday at the press conference with President Donald Trump and the Italian Prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni (all times are CEST):
President Donald Trump says that Iran does not comply with the “spirit” of the nuclear agreement.
Trump says that Iran is doing “an enormous disservice” to the agreement brokered by the Obama administration.
The 2015 agreement by Iran and six world powers ended some of the sanctions that had punished and isolated Iran for its nuclear program, but retains others dealing with ballistic missile research, terrorism, human rights violations, and money laundering.
Trump spoke at a joint press conference Thursday with the Italian Prime minister, Paolo Gentiloni,
Trump says that the agreement was “a terrible agreement. It should not have been signed.”
He says that his government will have “something to say about” the iranian nuclear deal “in the not-too-distant future.” He did not want to go into that.
President Donald Trump said Thursday the fatal shooting in Paris “looks like another terrorist attack.”
Paris police say that a gangster is killed by a police officer and wounded another before being killed in an attack on the Champs-Elysees and the shopping district.
It was unclear how Trump concluded that terrorism may have been a factor. Paris police has yet to announce a motive,
Trump is also offering condolences from the united states to the people of France.
He calls the attack a “terrible” and says “it never ends.” He says that the people must be strong and vigilant.
The attack came three days before the first round of voting in the French presidential election.