U.S. President Donald Trump says he is extending sanctions relief for Iran one last time so Europe and the U.S. can fix the nuclear deal's "terrible flaws".
The US president warns of sanctions if the agreement is not changed within four months.
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- U.S. President Donald Trump chooses not to certify that Iran complies with the 2015 agreement. The United States Congress now has 60 days to decide whether to lift the sanctions relief, possibly breaching the agreement.
- The United States reimposes sanctions on Iran after the US pulled out of the international agreement three months prior.
- Iran files a lawsuit against the United States in the International Court of Justice alleging its decision in May to impose sanctions after pulling out of a nuclear deal violates the 1955 "Treaty of Amity, Economic Relations and Consular Rights" between the two countries.
- Protests in Iran, particularly the capital, Tehran, enter their second day as thousands of protestors demand action following a collapse in the value of the Iranian rial. President Hassan Rouhani takes to live TV to call the protests "foreign media propaganda" and says the United States is waging "psychological, economic and political war" with Iran. Protestors blame the Iranian government for the crisis, saying billions are being wasted on expensive conflicts. Iran blames sanctions imposed by US President Donald Trump.
- Donald Trump announces that the United States will withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal.