Iran prepared for any Trump decision on nuclear plan: Rouhani

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday that Tehran has plans in place for any decision President Trump might make about the nuclear agreement.

“We have plans to resist any decision by Trump on the nuclear accord,” Rouhani said at a rally in northeast Iran, according to Reuters.

“Orders have been issued to our atomic energy organization … and to the economic sector to confront America’s plots against our country,” he added during the remarks, which were broadcast on state TV.

{mosads}Trump has set a May 12 deadline for deciding whether to withdraw from the Obama-era multinational agreement, which provides Iran with sanctions relief in exchange for curbing its nuclear program.

He has long railed against the pact, calling it “one of the worst deals I have ever witnessed.”

Trump disavowed the deal last October, but stopped short of withdrawing the U.S. from it. Instead, he demanded that negotiators fix what he has deemed as holes in the agreement.

Rouhani on Sunday also said the U.S. would make a “mistake” if it exits the accord, Reuters reported.

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