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Iran reiterates intent to stay in the nuclear deal 'despite the will of America'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani reiterated Sunday his nation will stay in the nuclear deal if "the remaining five countries" — the U.K., China, France, Germany, and Russia — "continue to abide by the agreement" despite 'the will of America,' namely President Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the agreement.

Meanwhile, on Saturday, Trump continued to critique Rouhani's government on Twitter:

The actual increase is about 30 percent, bringing Iran's defense budget back to what it was in 2006, and it is part of a broader government spending increase in Tehran.