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"After the Deal: A New Iran Strategy"

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on 6 million : Iran perpetuates a conflict that has displaced more than 6 million Syrians inside the -- 6 million Syrians and caused over 5 million to seek refuge outside of its borders. (May 21, 2018)

on 12 very basic requirements. : That list is pretty long, but if you take a look at it, these are 12 very basic requirements. (May 21, 2018)

on 1989. : Ali Khamenei has been supreme leader since 1989. (May 21, 2018)

on administration policy, : Over the coming weeks, we will send teams of specialists to countries around the world to further explain administration policy, to discuss the implications of sanctions we imposition, and to listen. (May 21, 2018)

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on Afghanistan, : And in Afghanistan, Iran's support to the Taliban in the form of weapons and funding leads to further violence and hinders peace and stability for the Afghan people. (May 21, 2018)

on agreement : Any new agreement will make sure Iran never acquires a nuclear weapon, and will deter the regime's malign behavior in a way that the JCPOA never could. (May 21, 2018)

on agreement : Unlike the JCPOA, which was broadly rejected across both sides of the aisle, an agreement that President Trump proposes would surely garner this type of widespread support from our elected leaders and the American people. (May 21, 2018)

on agreement : We couldn't get it done. We couldn't reach agreement there. (May 21, 2018)

on agreement : I mentioned quickly, right, we ask our other Middle Eastern partners to do hard things. We put a 123 agreement in front of them and say, "This is what you have to do." (May 21, 2018)

on al-Qaida : Iran, too, must end support for the Taliban and other terrorists in Afghanistan and the region, and cease harboring senior al-Qaida leaders. (May 21, 2018)

on American : I will note for the American people, you should know we are working diligently to bring each American missing wrongfully detained in Iran home. (May 21, 2018)

on American companies : and I'll concede there are American companies who would love to do business with the Islamic Republic of Iran. (May 21, 2018)

on Army's 4th Infantry Division. : He also served with the 2nd Squadron, 7th Cavalry in the U.S. Army's 4th Infantry Division. (May 21, 2018)

on ayatollah, : To the ayatollah, to President Rouhani, and to other Iranian leaders: understand that your current activities will be met with steely resolve. (May 21, 2018)

on ballistic : The deal did nothing to address Iran's continuing development of ballistic and cruise missiles, which could deliver nuclear warheads. (May 21, 2018)

on ballistic missiles : Iran must end its proliferation of ballistic missiles and halt further launching or development of nuclear-capable missile systems. (May 21, 2018)

on Benghazi Committee. : and his distinguished tenure on the Hill included service on the House Intelligence Committee, the Energy and Commerce Committee, and the House Select Benghazi Committee. (May 21, 2018)

on Brussels : In my 13th hour as Secretary of State I was on the ground in Brussels speaking with my European counterparts. (May 21, 2018)

on CIA, : Recognizing the Secretary's many talents, President Trump tapped him as director of the CIA, where he served from January 2017 to April 2018. (May 21, 2018)

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on civilization : the strategy that President Trump has laid out is the right one that will put Iran in a place where it will one day rejoin civilization in the way that we all hope that it will. (May 21, 2018)

on Commerce Committee, : and his distinguished tenure on the Hill included service on the House Intelligence Committee, the Energy and Commerce Committee, and the House Select Benghazi Committee. (May 21, 2018)

on corridor : It's worth the Iranian people considering, because instead of helping their own citizens, the regime continues to seek a corridor stretching from Iran's borders to the shores of the Mediterranean. (May 21, 2018)

on corruption : Look, these problems are compounded by enormous corruption inside of Iran, and the Iranian people can smell it. (May 21, 2018)

on countries : Well, any time sanctions are put in place, countries have to give up economic activity. (May 21, 2018)

on cruise missiles, : The deal did nothing to address Iran's continuing development of ballistic and cruise missiles, which could deliver nuclear warheads. (May 21, 2018)

on cyber activity. : We will work to prevent and counteract any Iranian malign cyber activity. (May 21, 2018)

on demands on Iran : Well, our demands on Iran aren't unreasonable. Give up your program. End it. (May 21, 2018)

on Department of Commerce, : We are working certainly diplomatically in the lead, but Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, each of us has the same mission from President Trump. (May 21, 2018)

on Department of Defense, : We are working certainly diplomatically in the lead, but Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, each of us has the same mission from President Trump. (May 21, 2018)

on Department of Defense : Second, I will work closely with the Department of Defense and our regional allies to deter Iranian aggression. (May 21, 2018)

on Department of Treasury, : Thanks to our colleagues at the Department of Treasury, sanctions are going back in full effect and new ones are coming. (May 21, 2018)

on diplomacy : If anyone, especially the leaders of Iran, doubts the President's sincerity or his vision, let them look at our diplomacy with North Korea. (May 21, 2018)

on diplomacy : Our willingness to meet with Kim Jong-un underscores the Trump administration's commitment to diplomacy to help solve the greatest challenges, even with our staunchest adversaries. (May 21, 2018)

on diplomatically : We are working certainly diplomatically in the lead, but Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, each of us has the same mission from President Trump. (May 21, 2018)

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on diplomatic piece : The United States intends to work hard at the diplomatic piece of working alongside all of our partners. (May 21, 2018)

on droughts : Government mismanagement of Iran's natural resources has led to severe droughts and other environmental crises as well. (May 21, 2018)

on enrich, : Should they choose to go back, should they begin to enrich, we're fully prepared to respond to that as well. (May 21, 2018)

on enrich. : And they say, "Hey, the Iranians enrich." (May 21, 2018)

on enriching : Yet the Iranians are enriching even as we sit here today. (May 21, 2018)

on enrichment activities. : In 2006, the P5 voted at the Security Council for Iran to immediately suspend all enrichment activities. That didn't happen. (May 21, 2018)

on Europeans, : We focus on the Europeans, but there are scores of countries around the world who share our concerns and are equally threatened by the Iranian regime. (May 21, 2018)

on European counterparts. : I spoke with my European counterparts. I traveled there. (May 21, 2018)

on Foreign Minister : Here in the West, President Rouhani and Foreign Minister Zarif are often held apart from the regime's unwise terrorist and malign behavior. (May 21, 2018)

on Golan Heights. : No more acceptance of missiles landing in Riyadh and in the Golan Heights. (May 21, 2018)

on Hamas, : Instead, the government spent its newfound treasure fueling proxy wars across the Middle East and lining the pockets of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Hizballah, Hamas, and the Houthis. (May 21, 2018)

on Hamas, : Today we ask the Iranian people: Is this what you want your country to be known for, for being a co-conspirator with Hizballah, Hamas, the Taliban, and al-Qaida? The United States believe you deserve better. (May 21, 2018)

on Heritage Foundation : Well, Mr. Secretary, again, on behalf of the Heritage Foundation and the scholars here who have been working on these issues for a very long time, we want to thank you. (May 21, 2018)

on Heritage Foundation : First as a private citizen and then as a member of Congress, and even today, the Heritage Foundation has shaped my thinking on matters of the world and public policy issues. (May 21, 2018)

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on Hizballah, : Instead, the government spent its newfound treasure fueling proxy wars across the Middle East and lining the pockets of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Hizballah, Hamas, and the Houthis. (May 21, 2018)

on Hizballah, : Today we ask the Iranian people: Is this what you want your country to be known for, for being a co-conspirator with Hizballah, Hamas, the Taliban, and al-Qaida? The United States believe you deserve better. (May 21, 2018)

on Hizballah : Hizballah is now armed to the teeth by Iran and has its sights set on Israel. (May 21, 2018)

on Hizballah : Lebanon is an even more comfortable home for Hizballah today than it was when we embarked on the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on Hizballah : Thanks to Iran, Hizballah provides the ground forces for the military expedition in Syria. (May 21, 2018)

on Hizballah : They were also providing money to Hizballah and other terrorist organizations. (May 21, 2018)

on Hizballah : We will track down Iranian operatives and their Hizballah proxies operating around the world and we will crush them. (May 21, 2018)

on Houthis. : Instead, the government spent its newfound treasure fueling proxy wars across the Middle East and lining the pockets of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Hizballah, Hamas, and the Houthis. (May 21, 2018)

on Intelligence Committee, : and his distinguished tenure on the Hill included service on the House Intelligence Committee, the Energy and Commerce Committee, and the House Select Benghazi Committee. (May 21, 2018)

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on Iran's borders : It's worth the Iranian people considering, because instead of helping their own citizens, the regime continues to seek a corridor stretching from Iran's borders to the shores of the Mediterranean. (May 21, 2018)

on Iran's compliance : The mechanisms for inspecting and verifying Iran's compliance with the deal were simply not strong enough. (May 21, 2018)

on Iran's leaders : Iran's leaders saw the deal as the starting gun for the march across the Middle East. (May 21, 2018)

on Iran. : President Trump withdrew from the deal for a simple reason: it failed to guarantee the safety of the American people from the risk created by the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (May 21, 2018)

on Iran. : The length of the list is simply a scope of the malign behavior of Iran. (May 21, 2018)

on Iran. : and I'll concede there are American companies who would love to do business with the Islamic Republic of Iran. (May 21, 2018)

on Iran : Iran continues to be, during the JCPOA, the world's largest sponsor of terror. (May 21, 2018)

on Iran : Iran will never again have carte blanche to dominate the Middle East. (May 21, 2018)

on Iran : And I'd remind the leadership in Iran what President Trump said: If they restart their nuclear program, it will mean bigger problems -- bigger problems than they'd ever had before. (May 21, 2018)

on Iran : the strategy that President Trump has laid out is the right one that will put Iran in a place where it will one day rejoin civilization in the way that we all hope that it will. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranians : Yet the Iranians are enriching even as we sit here today. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian leaders: : To the ayatollah, to President Rouhani, and to other Iranian leaders: understand that your current activities will be met with steely resolve. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people, : The Iranian people, especially its youth, are increasingly eager for economic, political, and social change. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people, : Unlike the previous administration, we are looking for outcomes that benefit the Iranian people, not just the regime. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people. : Third, we will also advocate tirelessly for the Iranian people. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people. : In exchange for major changes in Iran, the United States is prepared to take actions which will benefit the Iranian people. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people. : My final message today is, in fact, to the Iranian people. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people: : Today we ask the Iranian people: Is this what you want your country to be known for, for being a co-conspirator with Hizballah, Hamas, the Taliban, and al-Qaida? The United States believe you deserve better. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people : And I have an additional point for the Iranian people to ponder. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people : It's worth the Iranian people considering, because instead of helping their own citizens, the regime continues to seek a corridor stretching from Iran's borders to the shores of the Mediterranean. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people : The protests -- the protests of the past few months show that the Iranian people are deeply frustrated with their own government's failures. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people : Look, these problems are compounded by enormous corruption inside of Iran, and the Iranian people can smell it. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people : At this milestone, we have to ask: What has the Iranian Revolution given to the Iranian people? The regime reaps a harvest of suffering and death in the Middle East at the expense of its own citizens. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people : The Iranian people long to reclaim their country's proud history, its culture, its civilization, and its cooperation with its neighbors." (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people : At the end of the day, the Iranian people will get to make a choice about their leadership. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian people : But at the end of the day, the Iranian people will decide the timeline. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian regime, : Nuclear programs aren't cheap. To the extent we are effective at making it more difficult on the Iranian regime, we will reduce their capacity to continue to build out their nuclear weapon system as well. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian regime. : For example, the weak sunset provisions of the JCPOA merely delayed the inevitable nuclear weapons capability of the Iranian regime. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian regime. : First, we will apply unprecedented financial pressure on the Iranian regime. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian regime. : We focus on the Europeans, but there are scores of countries around the world who share our concerns and are equally threatened by the Iranian regime. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian regime : The JCPOA permitted the Iranian regime to use the money from the JCPOA to boost the economic fortunes of a struggling people, but the regime's leaders refused to do so. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian regime : The Iranian regime should know that this is just the beginning. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian regime : The Iranian regime is going to ultimately have to look itself in the mirror. (May 21, 2018)

on Iranian regime : For two generations, the Iranian regime has exacted a heavy toll on its own people and the world. (May 21, 2018)

on Iraq, : In Iraq, Iran sponsored Shia militia groups and terrorists to infiltrate and undermine the Iraqi Security Forces and jeopardize Iraq's sovereignty -- all of this during the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on IRGC : Last week we imposed sanctions on the head of Iran's central bank and other entities that were funneling money to the IRGC Qods Force. (May 21, 2018)

on Islamic Republic : President Trump withdrew from the deal for a simple reason: it failed to guarantee the safety of the American people from the risk created by the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (May 21, 2018)

on Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, : Instead, the government spent its newfound treasure fueling proxy wars across the Middle East and lining the pockets of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, Hizballah, Hamas, and the Houthis. (May 21, 2018)

on Israel's doorsteps. : Iran wants this corridor to transport fighters and an advanced weapons system to Israel's doorsteps. (May 21, 2018)

on jailed : Thousands have been jailed arbitrarily, and at least dozens have been killed. (May 21, 2018)

on James, Kay Coles : I first want to thank the Heritage Foundation and its president, Kay Coles James. (May 21, 2018)

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on JCPOA, : Iran continues to be, during the JCPOA, the world's largest sponsor of terror. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA, : Following our withdrawal from the JCPOA, President Trump has asked me to achieve these goals on Iran. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA, : Unlike the JCPOA, which was broadly rejected across both sides of the aisle, an agreement that President Trump proposes would surely garner this type of widespread support from our elected leaders and the American people. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA. : Remember: Iran advanced its march across the Middle East during the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA. : Query whether the Middle East is more manageable today than it was when they embarked on the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA. : Lebanon is an even more comfortable home for Hizballah today than it was when we embarked on the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA. : In Iraq, Iran sponsored Shia militia groups and terrorists to infiltrate and undermine the Iraqi Security Forces and jeopardize Iraq's sovereignty -- all of this during the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA. : It will now be executed outside of the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA. : Indeed, while to some the changes in Iranian behavior we seek may seem unrealistic, we should recall that what we are pursuing was the global consensus before the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA. : So we're not asking anything other than that Iranian behavior be consistent with global norms, global norms widely recognized before the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : The idea of the JCPOA as a strategic pillar of stability in the Middle East was captured perfectly by John Kerry when he said, quote, "I know the Middle East that is on fire -- is going to be more manageable with this deal," end of quote. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : The JCPOA put the world at risk because of its fatal flaws. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : For example, the weak sunset provisions of the JCPOA merely delayed the inevitable nuclear weapons capability of the Iranian regime. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : Iran entered into the JCPOA in bad faith. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : The JCPOA had additional shortcomings as well. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : The JCPOA permitted the Iranian regime to use the money from the JCPOA to boost the economic fortunes of a struggling people, but the regime's leaders refused to do so. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : The JCPOA permitted the Iranian regime to use the money from the JCPOA to boost the economic fortunes of a struggling people, but the regime's leaders refused to do so. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : We should remember, too, that during the JCPOA Iran continues to hold Americans hostage: Baquer Namazi, Siamak Namazi, Xiyue Wang, and Bob Levinson, who has been missing for over 11 years. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : It is clear that the JCPOA has not ended Iran's nuclear ambitions, nor did it deter its quest for a regional hegemony. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : So the bet -- the bet that the JCPOA would increase Middle East stability was a bad one for America, for Europe, for the Middle East, and indeed for the entire world. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : Any new agreement will make sure Iran never acquires a nuclear weapon, and will deter the regime's malign behavior in a way that the JCPOA never could. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : We will not repeat the mistakes of past administrations, and we will not renegotiate the JCPOA itself. (May 21, 2018)

on JCPOA : The JCPOA fell short. It was a delay. Our aim is to get that permanently fixed. (May 21, 2018)

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on Kansas's 4th Congressional District, : Secretary Pompeo's public service began when he was elected representative of Kansas's 4th Congressional District, (May 21, 2018)

on Kerry : In 2015, John Kerry said, quote, "We don't recognize the right to enrich," end of quote. (May 21, 2018)

on Khamenei : The West says, "Boy, if only they could control Ayatollah Khamenei and Qasem Soleimani then things would be great." (May 21, 2018)

on Khamenei : Ali Khamenei has been supreme leader since 1989. (May 21, 2018)

on Kim Jong-un : Our willingness to meet with Kim Jong-un underscores the Trump administration's commitment to diplomacy to help solve the greatest challenges, even with our staunchest adversaries. (May 21, 2018)

on kleptocrats. : No more wealth creation for Iranian kleptocrats. (May 21, 2018)

on leaders. : Yet, Rouhani and Zarif are your elected leaders. (May 21, 2018)

on leaders : President Trump withdrew from the deal for a simple reason: it failed to guarantee the safety of the American people from the risk created by the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (May 21, 2018)

on leaders : The JCPOA permitted the Iranian regime to use the money from the JCPOA to boost the economic fortunes of a struggling people, but the regime's leaders refused to do so. (May 21, 2018)

on leaders : The leaders in Tehran will have no doubt about our seriousness. (May 21, 2018)

on leaders : Iran's leaders can change all of this if they choose to do so. (May 21, 2018)

on leadership. : At the end of the day, the Iranian people will get to make a choice about their leadership. (May 21, 2018)

on leadership : And I'd remind the leadership in Iran what President Trump said: If they restart their nuclear program, it will mean bigger problems -- bigger problems than they'd ever had before. (May 21, 2018)

on leadership : The Iranian regime's response to the protests has only exposed the country's leadership is running scared. (May 21, 2018)

on Lebanese Hizballah, : Iran must end support to Middle East terrorist groups, including Lebanese Hizballah, Hamas, and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad. (May 21, 2018)

on Lebanon : Lebanon is an even more comfortable home for Hizballah today than it was when we embarked on the JCPOA. (May 21, 2018)

on Mediterranean. : It's worth the Iranian people considering, because instead of helping their own citizens, the regime continues to seek a corridor stretching from Iran's borders to the shores of the Mediterranean. (May 21, 2018)

on Middle East. : Iran will never again have carte blanche to dominate the Middle East. (May 21, 2018)

on Middle East. : At the end of the day, this money has flowed to him. The economics have permitted them to run roughshod across the Middle East. (May 21, 2018)

on Middle East : The idea of the JCPOA as a strategic pillar of stability in the Middle East was captured perfectly by John Kerry when he said, quote, "I know the Middle East that is on fire -- is going to be more manageable with this deal," end of quote. (May 21, 2018)

on Middle East : Our effort is to strangle his economic capacity to do harm to the Middle East and to the world. (May 21, 2018)

on Middle Eastern partners : I mentioned quickly, right, we ask our other Middle Eastern partners to do hard things. We put a 123 agreement in front of them and say, "This is what you have to do." (May 21, 2018)

on military academy : Secretary Pompeo graduated first in his class at the United States military academy at West Point, and then served as a cavalry officer patrolling the Iron Curtain before the fall of the Berlin Wall. (May 21, 2018)

on missiles : No more acceptance of missiles landing in Riyadh and in the Golan Heights. (May 21, 2018)

on money : At the end of the day, this money has flowed to him. The economics have permitted them to run roughshod across the Middle East. (May 21, 2018)

on North Korea. : If anyone, especially the leaders of Iran, doubts the President's sincerity or his vision, let them look at our diplomacy with North Korea. (May 21, 2018)

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on nuclear-capable missile systems. : Iran must end its proliferation of ballistic missiles and halt further launching or development of nuclear-capable missile systems. (May 21, 2018)

on nuclear : It is clear that the JCPOA has not ended Iran's nuclear ambitions, nor did it deter its quest for a regional hegemony. (May 21, 2018)

on nuclear file : Look, the nuclear file is imperative. It presents the largest, most severe threat for sure. (May 21, 2018)

on nuclear program, : For example, in 2012, President Obama said, quote, "The deal we'll accept is [that] they end their nuclear program," end of quote. (May 21, 2018)

on nuclear program : Indeed, the very brevity of the delay in the Iranian nuclear program itself incentivized Middle Eastern proliferation. (May 21, 2018)

on Nuclear programs : Nuclear programs aren't cheap. To the extent we are effective at making it more difficult on the Iranian regime, we will reduce their capacity to continue to build out their nuclear weapon system as well. (May 21, 2018)

on nuclear warheads. : The deal did nothing to address Iran's continuing development of ballistic and cruise missiles, which could deliver nuclear warheads. (May 21, 2018)

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on Obama : For example, in 2012, President Obama said, quote, "The deal we'll accept is [that] they end their nuclear program," end of quote. (May 21, 2018)

on Obama administration : Strategically, the Obama administration made a bet that the deal would spur Iran to stop its rogue state actions and conform to international norms. (May 21, 2018)

on P5 : In 2006, the P5 voted at the Security Council for Iran to immediately suspend all enrichment activities. That didn't happen. (May 21, 2018)

on people. : President Trump said that, "We stand in total solidarity with the Iranian regime's longest-suffering victims: its own people. (May 21, 2018)

on Pompeo, : Now, I imagine all who are in this room and watching online know a great deal about Secretary Pompeo, but please allow me to provide just a few highlights from his extraordinary career. (May 21, 2018)

on Pompeo : Secretary Pompeo graduated first in his class at the United States military academy at West Point, and then served as a cavalry officer patrolling the Iron Curtain before the fall of the Berlin Wall. (May 21, 2018)

on President : Here in the West, President Rouhani and Foreign Minister Zarif are often held apart from the regime's unwise terrorist and malign behavior. (May 21, 2018)

on protests : The protests -- the protests of the past few months show that the Iranian people are deeply frustrated with their own government's failures. (May 21, 2018)

on Qods Force. : Last week we imposed sanctions on the head of Iran's central bank and other entities that were funneling money to the IRGC Qods Force. (May 21, 2018)

on Qods Force : Today, the Iranian Qods Force conducts covert assassination operations in the heart of Europe. (May 21, 2018)

on response : I'm certainly not going to share with you today precisely what our response will be. (May 21, 2018)

on rial : Workers aren't getting paid, strikes are a daily occurrence, and the rial is plummeting. (May 21, 2018)

on Riyadh : No more acceptance of missiles landing in Riyadh and in the Golan Heights. (May 21, 2018)

on Rouhani : Here in the West, President Rouhani and Foreign Minister Zarif are often held apart from the regime's unwise terrorist and malign behavior. (May 21, 2018)

on Rouhani : Yet, Rouhani and Zarif are your elected leaders. (May 21, 2018)

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on sanctions. : It's clear through your comments this morning that you truly want tough sanctions. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : Well, can you explain for us the sanctions structure and how you intend to target the Iranian regime without hurting our European friends? (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : Last week we imposed sanctions on the head of Iran's central bank and other entities that were funneling money to the IRGC Qods Force. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : Thanks to our colleagues at the Department of Treasury, sanctions are going back in full effect and new ones are coming. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : These will indeed end up being the strongest sanctions in history when we are complete. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : This sting of sanctions will be painful if the regime does not change its course from the unacceptable and unproductive path it has chosen to one that rejoins the League of Nations. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : After our sanctions come in force, it will be battling to keep its economy alive. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : First, once this is achieved, we're prepared to end the principal components of every one of our sanctions against the regime. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : We understand that our reimposition of sanctions and the coming pressure campaign on the Iranian regime will pose financial and economic difficulties for a number of our friends. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : Over the coming weeks, we will send teams of specialists to countries around the world to further explain administration policy, to discuss the implications of sanctions we imposition, and to listen. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : Well, any time sanctions are put in place, countries have to give up economic activity. (May 21, 2018)

on sanctions : So the sanctions are back in place and are winding down over the next 100 and what, 55 days? (May 21, 2018)

on Saudi Arabia : With respect to its nuclear activities, why would we allow Iran more capability than we have permitted the United Arab Emirates and that we're asking for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia? (May 21, 2018)

on Secretary of State : I spent the first couple of weeks of my time as Secretary of State working to try to see if there wasn't a way to fix the deal. (May 21, 2018)

on Security Council : In 2006, the P5 voted at the Security Council for Iran to immediately suspend all enrichment activities. That didn't happen. (May 21, 2018)

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on Soleimani. : Every country is going to have to understand that we cannot continue to create wealth for Qasem Soleimani. (May 21, 2018)

on Soleimani : Qasem Soleimani has been playing with house money that has become blood money. (May 21, 2018)

on Soleimani : The West says, "Boy, if only they could control Ayatollah Khamenei and Qasem Soleimani then things would be great." (May 21, 2018)

on supreme leader : Ali Khamenei has been supreme leader since 1989. (May 21, 2018)

on supreme leader : Now is the time for the supreme leader and the Iranian regime to summon the courage to do something historically beneficial for its own people, for this ancient and proud nation. (May 21, 2018)

on Syrians : Iran perpetuates a conflict that has displaced more than 6 million Syrians inside the -- 6 million Syrians and caused over 5 million to seek refuge outside of its borders. (May 21, 2018)

on Taliban, : Today we ask the Iranian people: Is this what you want your country to be known for, for being a co-conspirator with Hizballah, Hamas, the Taliban, and al-Qaida? The United States believe you deserve better. (May 21, 2018)

on technology. : And we're prepared to admit[i] Iran to have advanced technology. (May 21, 2018)

on Tehran : The leaders in Tehran will have no doubt about our seriousness. (May 21, 2018)

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on Trump's words : I want to repeat President Trump's words from October. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump. : We are working certainly diplomatically in the lead, but Department of Commerce, Department of Defense, each of us has the same mission from President Trump. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : Recognizing the Secretary's many talents, President Trump tapped him as director of the CIA, where he served from January 2017 to April 2018. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : Two weeks ago, President Trump terminated the United States participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, more commonly known as the Iran nuclear deal. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : President Trump withdrew from the deal for a simple reason: it failed to guarantee the safety of the American people from the risk created by the leaders of the Islamic Republic of Iran. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : America's commitment to the Iran strategy President Trump laid down in October remains. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : Following our withdrawal from the JCPOA, President Trump has asked me to achieve these goals on Iran. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : And I'd remind the leadership in Iran what President Trump said: If they restart their nuclear program, it will mean bigger problems -- bigger problems than they'd ever had before. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : As President Trump said two weeks ago, he is ready, willing, and able to negotiate a new deal. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : Unlike the JCPOA, which was broadly rejected across both sides of the aisle, an agreement that President Trump proposes would surely garner this type of widespread support from our elected leaders and the American people. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : President Trump said that, "We stand in total solidarity with the Iranian regime's longest-suffering victims: its own people. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump : the strategy that President Trump has laid out is the right one that will put Iran in a place where it will one day rejoin civilization in the way that we all hope that it will. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump administration's commitment : Our willingness to meet with Kim Jong-un underscores the Trump administration's commitment to diplomacy to help solve the greatest challenges, even with our staunchest adversaries. (May 21, 2018)

on Trump Administration. : We want our efforts to have broad support with the American people and endure beyond the Trump Administration. (May 21, 2018)

on U.S. allies. : And too, Iran must end its threatening behavior against its neighbors - many of whom are U.S. allies. (May 21, 2018)

on U.S. citizens, : Iran must release all U.S. citizens, as well as citizens of our partners and allies, each of them detained on spurious charges. (May 21, 2018)

on United States, : As for the United States, our eyes are clear as to the nature of this regime, but our ears are open to what may be possible. (May 21, 2018)

on wealth creation : No more wealth creation for Iranian kleptocrats. (May 21, 2018)

on West, : Here in the West, President Rouhani and Foreign Minister Zarif are often held apart from the regime's unwise terrorist and malign behavior. (May 21, 2018)

on Yemen, : In Yemen, Iran's support for the Houthi militia fuels a conflict that continues to starve the Yemeni people and hold them under the threat of terror. (May 21, 2018)

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on Zarif : Just last month, Iranian Foreign Minister Zarif told a Sunday morning news show, "We never wanted to produce a bomb." (May 21, 2018)


on Zarif : Here in the West, President Rouhani and Foreign Minister Zarif are often held apart from the regime's unwise terrorist and malign behavior. (May 21, 2018)

on Zarif : Yet, Rouhani and Zarif are your elected leaders. (May 21, 2018)


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