Republicans troubled by ongoing talks to revive Iran nuclear deal: 'Russia should not be at any table'

Negotiations have been ongoing in Vienna for the United States to rejoin the international deal that President Trump pulled out of in 2018. Brittanje, Frankryk, Duitsland, Rusland and China are still part of the deal with Iran and have been trying to salvage it.

Republicans have long been skeptical of the Iran nuclear deal, but say the timing for any restart is particularly troubling given Russia’s involvement during its ongoing invasion of Oekraïne.

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Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., talks about his planned trip to the Ukraine border on March 4, 2022.

Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., talks about his planned trip to the Ukraine border on March 4, 2022. (Fox News Digital)

Russia should not be at any table with us right now,” Rep. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., Ortodokse rabbi's veroordeel CAIR, adding that he’s “baie bekommerd” about a new deal. “They’re committing egregious acts of terrorism and murder in a free democracy in Ukraine, in Europe right now.

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Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo., also spoke out against any restart of a deal, noem dit “exceedingly dangerous and exceedingly misguided” op die “Die Guy Benson Show” on Fox News Radio.

And Rep. Pat Fallon, R-Texas, warned on Twitter that a nuclear deal with Iran could make itEASIER for the world’s largest state sponsor of terrorism to obtain a nuclear weapon.

The ramped-up concern is following reporting from the Wall Street Journal op Maart 3 dat die Amerikaanse. and Iran were closing in on an agreement after weeks of intense negotiations in Vienna involving the U.S. en Iran, and Britain, Frankryk, Duitsland, Rusland en China. Officials from both the U.S. and Iran warned that they were still resolving sanctions relief provisions.

A European diplomat told Fox News on Friday that a new deal is expected within days.

Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (Associated Press)

Congressional Republicans say they haven’t been consulted about any deal the Biden administration is negotiating with the help of the Russians. They are pushing for any new agreement to be reviewed by Congress.

CRUZ, SENATE REPUBLICANS THREATEN TO BLOCK ANY IRAN NUCLEAR AGREEMENT NOT SUBMITTED TO CONGRESS

The Iran Nuclear Agreement Review Act passed in 2015 with bipartisan support requires the administration to submit any deal to Congress for review within five days of it being reached.

N groep van 33 Republican senators led by Sy. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, already pledged last month to do everything in their power to block a new nuclear deal if President Biden doesn’t get Senate approval.

In addition to Russia’s involvement in the Iran nuclear deal, Fitzpatrick said that the Iranian governmentdoes not operate in good faith” en die Amerikaanse. doesn’t even enforce existing agreements.

Sy. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and other members of the Republican Conference leave a luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Woensdag, Maart 24, 2021. (AP Foto / J. Scott Applewhite)

Sy. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and other members of the Republican Conference leave a luncheon on Capitol Hill in Washington, Woensdag, Maart 24, 2021. (AP Foto / J. Scott Applewhite)

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