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President Trump announced he would not recertify the Iran nuclear deal and warned that the U.S. could withdraw from it "at any time." Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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President Trump on Friday stated that the Iran nuclear deal is not in the best interests for the security of the United States, but stopped short of withdrawing from the 2015 agreement. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian President Hasan Rouhani delivers a speech during the opening session of the new Parliament in Tehran in 2016. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Is — And Isn't — Covered By The Iranian Nuclear Deal

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President Hassan Rouhani addresses Iran's Parliament on Aug. 20. He said the top foreign policy priority for his new government would be to protect the nuclear deal. STR/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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House Votes To Impose New Russia Sanctions — And Also Tie Trump's Hands

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks at a 2017 Trafficking in Persons Report ceremony at the State Department, in June. On Monday, Tillerson recertified Iran's compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal. Jacquelyn Martin/AP hide caption

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This 2009 photo released by a friend of Xiyue Wang shows Wang at his apartment in Hong Kong. Princeton University professor Stephen Kotkin, who advised Wang, defended his former student as innocent of all charges against him. Friend of Xiyue Wang/AP hide caption

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Academic Adviser Of U.S. Student Jailed In Iran: 'Everything He Did Was Normal'

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Donald Trump Jr. hugs his father, Donald Trump, during a campaign rally in Ohio, weeks after Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer, as he sought dirt against Democrat Hillary Clinton. Patrick Semansky/AP hide caption

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Men in military uniform stand at a window in the Iranian Parliament building following an attack on Wednesday in Tehran. More than a dozen people were killed and many more wounded during twin gun and suicide bomb attacks in Iran's capital. Majid Saeedi/Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian women cast their ballots for the presidential elections at a polling station at the Lorzadeh mosque in southern Tehran on Friday. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A woman in Tehran stands in front of a wall plastered with posters of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, whose re-election bid will have its decisive moment Friday — unless, of course, the voting results in a runoff. Atta Kenare/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem holds a news conference in the capital, Damascus, on Monday. Louai Beshara /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Iranian emergency personnel aid an injured coal miner after an explosion at the Zemestan-Yurt coal mine in northeastern Iran on Wednesday. Iran state media reported that at least 35 workers died in the incident, while others remain trapped underground. Anadolu Agency/Getty Images hide caption

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