Administration warns that tightening visa waivers would violate Iran nuclear deal

Measures being considered by Congress to tighten the visa waiver program to keep terrorists out of the country would violate the nuclear deal with Iran, say both the administration and the Iranians. Congress wants to increase restrictions on people who have traveled to countries that harbor terrorists – countries like Iran.  But the Iranians have been warning in recent days that any change to the visa waiver program would result in Iran walking away from the nuclear agreement.  Washington Free Beacon: Iranian officials have in recent days repeatedly issued threatening statements to the Obama administration, saying that such moves would violate the nuclear agreement, and the Obama administration last week conveyed the Iranian anger to American lawmakers. Stephen Mull, the State Department official in charge of implementing the Iran deal, warned the Senate Foreign Relations Committee late last week that these congressional efforts “could have a very...(Read Full Post)

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