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US 'will regret it' if it violates nuke deal: Iran

US 'will regret it' if it violates nuke deal: Iran

An early-morning strike on a Syrian government air base in the country's centre killed 14 fighters, including Iranian forces allied to the regime, a monitoring group said on Monday.

Trump has repeatedly threatened to rip up the Iran nuclear agreement, a deal signed under predecessor Barack Obama.

According to Press TV, Iran unveiled 84 achievements in the areas of centrifuge technology, nuclear fission, nuclear medicine, and power plants.

"The attack apparently affected 200,000 router switches across the world in a widespread attack, including 3,500 switches in our country", the Communication and Information Technology Ministry said in a statement carried by Iran's official news agency IRNA.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the United States would regret withdrawing from the nuclear deal, and that Iran would respond in "less than a week" if that happened.

It was not the first time Iran has suggested that pulling out of the deal would be a grave mistake for the U.S.

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Earlier today, the spokesman of the Iran Atomic Energy Agency, Behrouz Kamalvandi, told the state-owned Islamic Republic News Agency that the country could ramp its uranium enrichment to 20 per cent in two days if it wanted to.

In 2017, Iranian atomic official Behrouz Kamalvandi said that Iran's nuclear programme could "soar" if they wanted it to, which would probably invite the revamp of the Arak heavy water facility.

Salehi said throughout the negotiation of the nuclear deal, Iran considered several scenarios; including the possibility the other parties violate the deal.

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons "made a preliminary analysis of the reports of the alleged use of chemical weapons immediately after they were issued", said director general Ahmet Uzumcu. "We are hoping that there will be no need for that, but if there is, it will be a scientific challenge".

The Trump administration is pressing European allies to agree to strengthen the deal with Iran that would constrain Tehran's ongoing nuclear research, as well as its ballistic missile program, which has continued to progress unhindered.

United States sanctions that were lifted under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) of 2015 will resume unless Trump waives them again on May 12.