U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo stated that “Iran announced it will violate all limits on nuclear research and development. The fact that Iran retains massive uranium enrichment capacity reveals a core weakness of the Iran deal”. He added that “we are confident that the UK, France, and Germany - indeed, all civilised nations - will take decisive actions to stop Iran's nuclear extortion”. Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif responded via tweet, saying “do you even know what civilized means, Secretary Pompeo? Is it sending drones over weddings to kill innocents? Piracy on the high seas? Maybe it’s pouring lethal weapons into a region to enable inhuman wars? Or, is it a millennia-old nation that hasn’t attacked anyone for centuries?”
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