Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during a ceremony in Tehran in May. Khamenei has been adamant that Iran’s nuclear programme is not for building nuclear weapons, that it has the right to a peaceful nuclear programme and that Iran’s opposition to the United States did not change after the 2015 nuclear deal. Photo: EPA

Why ditching the Iran nuclear deal would be bad for China, India and the rest of Asia

Neil Bhatiya says US partners that made sacrifices to force Iran to negotiate before the 2015 deal are convinced the deal is working, and fear that the US breaking the pact would ruin prospects for negotiations on North Korea’s nuclear programme

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Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks during a ceremony in Tehran in May. Khamenei has been adamant that Iran’s nuclear programme is not for building nuclear weapons, that it has the right to a peaceful nuclear programme and that Iran’s opposition to the United States did not change after the 2015 nuclear deal. Photo: EPA
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