Criticism escalated from within the American Democratic Party of President Joe Biden’s administration’s pursuit of reviving the nuclear agreement with Iran, amid parliamentary warnings of Tehran getting money to invest in supporting its “regional proxies”, in reference to a range of groups linked to the “Revolutionary Guard” and operating in more than one country. From a country in the Middle East.
A year after the Vienna nuclear negotiations, US lawmakers are increasingly opposed to Biden’s efforts to return to the agreement with Iran. After the main campaign against the agreement was issued by Republican lawmakers, the opposition this time came from the ranks of the president’s own party, the Democratic Party, in a position that has great symbolic connotations, despite the fact that it has not, until now, actually affected any potential deal with Tehran.
A group of Democratic representatives held a press conference yesterday, in which more than 15 deputies participated, in which they expressed their “increasing concern about the impending nuclear agreement,” warning that lifting sanctions against the Iranian regime would lead to “the release of funds that Tehran will allocate for its terrorist activities.”
Democratic Representative Josh Gutierrez, who chaired the conference, said that “Iran has proven that it cannot be trusted,” considering that Iran’s “terrorist activities” are not limited to the region only with “Hezbollah”, “Hamas” and “Islamic Jihad”, but it transcends them to the rest of the world. world and “continues to threaten our allies and the entire region.”
Democratic Representative Elaine Luria said that “any agreement that paves the way for Tehran to obtain a nuclear weapon or allows it to invest in its terrorist proxies is unacceptable,” adding, “I am deeply concerned that a repeat of the previous, failed nuclear agreement negotiated by the Biden administration will strengthen the Iran threatens Israel’s security and global security.”