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Could disagreement over Iran bring down the “special relationship”?

The British government disagrees strongly with President Trump on the Iran nuclear deal, adding further strain to an already fragile transatlantic alliance

By Rupert Stone  

Photo: Xinhua/SIPA USA/PA Images

During the 2016 election Donald Trump described the Iran nuclear agreement as “the worst deal ever” and vowed to rip it up. But, since entering the White House, he is yet to honour that pledge and has twice certified that Iran is in compliance with its terms. That could change, however, as Trump recently directed some of his advisers to find evidence that Iran is cheating. Although there has not been talk of a…

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