Iran Says New US Sanctions Would Kill Nuclear Deal

Law360, New York (December 9, 2013, 4:44 PM EST) -- Iran Foreign Minister Javad Zarif over the weekend reportedly said that the nation's recent interim deal with the U.S. and other world powers to halt portions of its nuclear program would be doomed if the U.S. Congress imposed new punitive sanctions on his country.

In a Dec. 7 exclusive interview with Time Magazine published Monday, Zarif responded to a question about possible additional U.S. sanctions by saying “the entire deal would be dead,” even if the sanctions would not kick in for six months, which is...
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