Adviser: Trump ‘not going to get rid of’ Iran deal

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A top foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump says in a new interview that the billionaire would not scrap the Iran nuclear dear if his presidential bid is successful.

“No, he’s not going to get rid of an agreement that has the institutional signature of the United States,” Walid Phares told The Daily Caller News Foundation.

{mosads}“He is a man of institutions. But he’s going to look back at it in the institutional way. So he is not going to implement it as is, he is going to revise it after negotiating one on one with Iran or with a series of allies.”

Phares said Trump dislikes the current diplomatic agreement, but believes it can improve with input from lawmakers.

“He’s said so far that he doesn’t like this deal and that it was poorly negotiated,” he said.  “Once elected, he’s going to renegotiate it after talking through it with his advisers.

“One of the clear possibilities is he will send it back to Congress,” Phares added. “The reaction of the Iranian leadership will be the next phase.”

President Obama announced a landmark international pact concerning Iran’s nuclear energy capabilities last year.

The historic deal eased economic sanctions on Iran in exchange for greater restrictions on its nuclear program.

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