Iran nuclear deal: What happens if Donald Trump pulls the US out of accord?

Senior Policy Director Alexandra Bell spoke with the Independent (UK) about the potential consequences of pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal. 

Some observers believe it is possible that Mr Trump will recertify the deal in order to persuade North Korea to carry out its stated wish to hold a summit with the US president.

Alexandra Bell, a senior policy director at the Washington-based Centre for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation, told The Independent that if the US reimposed sanctions it would be in violation of the deal it signed three years earlier. 

“We lose our credibility as someone who can he trusted,” she said of such a scenario. “Why would North Korea sign any sort of deal after that?” Read more