Khamenei wants quite a lot from the Euroweenies

He even insinuates that Trump’s move was the the result of the weakness of the Europeans and their failure to respond to earlier American violations of the JCPOA: ““Had they protested against the US, it might not have come to this; the Europeans must make up for this negligence.”

Ayatollah Khamenei pointed to the treachery and dishonesty of the three European countries in the early 2000s over the nuclear issue, adding, “The Europeans must prove that they do not intend to repeat that breach of promise.”

The Leader of the Islamic Revolution criticized the three European countries for not protesting the repeated US violations of the spirit and letter of the JCPOA, adding, “Had they protested against the US, it might not have come to this; the Europeans must make up for this negligence.”

Ayatollah Khamenei said the US withdrawal from the JCPOA is a violation of the UN Resolution 2231, adding, “The Europeans must draft a resolution against the US at the [UN] Security Council and protest against the US move.”

Outlining the necessary conditions for continuing with the JCPOA alongside the Europeans, the Leader of the Islamic Revolution said, “The heads of the three [European] states must make a commitment and pledge that they will by no means raise the issue of missiles and Iran’s regional presence.”

Ayatollah Khamenei cited the explicit opposition of Europeans to any US sanctions against Iran as another necessary condition, reiterating, “Let it be known that the Islamic Republic will definitely not give up its power components, including long-range defence.”

http://www.leader.ir/en/content/21133/The-leader’s-meeting-with-officials,-outlining-Iran’s-conditions-over-remaining-in-JCPOA

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