If There Is An Iran Deal, Why Are Iran's Leaders Trashing Obama's Description?

Iran's top leaders make it clear there was no "meeting of the minds" between the rogue regime and the American negotiators.

While President Obama hits the trail trying to sell his Iran "agreement" to the public and convince Congress they should not have a say in approving the deal, Iran's top leaders make it clear there was no "meeting of the minds" between the rogue regime and the American negotiators.

On Wednesday the Iranian government-controlled Fars News reported:

Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan categorically rejected as a "lie" a Guardian report alleging that Tehran has granted access to its military facilities under the recent framework agreement with the world powers. 

No such agreement has been made; principally speaking, visit to military centers is among our redlines and no such visit will be accepted," Gen. Dehqan stressed on Wednesday, rejecting "the report by foreign media outlets, such as the Guardian" as "untruthful allegations".​

According to the U.S. fact sheet, Iran has agreed to implement the "Additional Protocol of the IAEA," providing the IAEA much greater access and information regarding Iran’s nuclear program, including both declared and undeclared facilities and military locations. Without inspection of  military locations, Iran can simply move its nuclear development to military bases without detection.

Iran's military leader said that the U.S. fact sheet was a demonstration of America's lack of trustworthiness: 

In relevant remarks on Monday, Commander of Iran's Basij (volunteer) Force Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi said the untruthfulness of Washington officials in their remarks about the Lausanne Statement issued jointly by Iran and the six world powers displayed that the US was an untrustworthy partner to any deal. 

"The comments made after the Lausanne negotiations once again showed the United States' strong grudge against the Iranians and proved that the US officials are liars and untrustworthy," Naqdi said, addressing Basij personnel in Tehran.

Thursday Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a televised speech to his country that there would be no deal unless sanctions were lifted the same time an agreement was signed.

"We will not sign any deal unless all sanctions are lifted on the same day ... We want a win-win deal for all parties involved in the nuclear talks," Rouhani said. 

Since the preliminary agreement was reached, Iran and the United States seem to have different interpretations over some issues, including the pace and extent of sanctions removal.

"Our goal in the talks (with major powers) is to preserve our nation's nuclear rights. We want an outcome that will be in everyone's benefit," Rouhani said in a ceremony to mark Iran's National Day of Nuclear Technology.

"The Iranian nation has been and will be the victor in the negotiations."

But according to the President and the fact sheet, the sanctions will be lifted gradually after Iran complied with all of the elements of the deal.

Also on Thursday, Iran's Supreme Leader took to Twitter to blast the American interpretation of the deal: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

It is clear that there was no meeting of the minds last week, which may be the reason why a single fact sheet wasn't issued by all parties involved in the negotiations. 

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