The Biden administration is seeking help from European allies as it tries to get Iran to return to the bargaining table over the 2015 nuclear deal inked by the Obama administration — a deal that the Trump administration abandoned after accusing Iran of failing to limit its own nuclear capabilities.
Some experts believe that Iran never truly complied with the boundaries set in place by the Obama administration, and the Trump administration dropped the deal and reimposed sanctions on the religious dictatorship in 2018.
“This was a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made,” then-President Donald Trump said of the seven-nation deal at the time. “It didn’t bring calm, it didn’t bring peace, and it never will.”
Indeed, Iran said that it would remain bound by the agreement, as did the five other nations involved in the deal-making process, but in the summer of 2019, Iran “broke a key limit set by the nuclear deal for the first time