Trump ready to meet Iran's president with 'no preconditions'

President Donald Trump said Monday he'd welcome a meeting with the leaders of longtime United States enemy Iran without any preconditions - minutes after vowing that he would never allow the Islamic theocracy to develop nuclear weapons.

Speaking at a joint press conference alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte on Monday, Trump asserted that he would "certainly meet" with Iranians with "no preconditions".

"I would meet with Iran if they wanted to meet".

The Trump administration withdrew from the landmark nuclear accord with Iran in May, saying it was too generous to Iran.

"It is ironic to see an arrangement with North Korea - I can't really call it a deal - held up as a great success, when in fact it has far fewer elements and a lot less specificity than the Iranian deal", said Hill, who is also chief adviser to the chancellor in global engagement at the University of Denver. Trump has said the summit - the first ever between the leaders of the USA and North Korea - has fostered his goal of denuclearizing North Korea, though its unclear if Kim shares that commitment.

Earlier this month, Rouhani hinted that Iran may block regional oil exports if its own sales are halted following the US' withdrawal from the deal, which was signed in 2015 by the US, UK, France, Germany, Russia, China and the European Union.

Shortly before that July 22 tweet, Rouhani had addressed Trump in a speech, saying that hostile U.S. policies could lead to "the mother of all wars". "I don't know if they are ready yet". I ended the Iran deal, it was a ridiculous deal.

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Since then Iran and other signatories have been working to find a way to salvage the agreement, even as the United States has begun reimposing some sanctions on Iran.

However, Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bahram Ghasemi said on Monday, prior to Trump's statement, that talks with the current United States administration were impossible.

"To Iranian President Rouhani, " he wrote on Twitter.

"No preconditions, no. If they want to meet, I'll meet anytime they want, anytime they want, " he said. "They are having a hard time right now".

Trump withdrew in May from the 2015 nuclear accord created to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons.

The US is deeply suspicious of Iranian activity in the Middle East and is an ally of Israel and Saudi Arabia, two of Iran's foes.

"You threaten us with an action that is "unprecedented" in the world. So many things have happened so positive", Trump said.

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