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"Khamenei Will Not Officially Approve the Deal to Pull Out Later When He Wishes"

Reader comment on item: If Tehran Turns Down the Nuclear Deal

Submitted by PezDispenser (Israel), Aug 25, 2015 at 04:57

Another interesting analysis on Huffpo of all places:

"The major reason behind his reluctance to approve the nuclear agreement publicly is linked to the notion that he desires to have the authority to pull out of the nuclear agreement whenever he wishes without being blamed or held responsible for approving it in the first place. This happened in 2003 and 2004 when Iran pulled out of the nuclear deal. Essentially he wants his hands clean of the deal and free to leave it when he chooses.

In other words, Khamenei does not want to appear on the records as approving or rejecting the deal so that no one will be able to point a finger at him."



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