Congressman Matt Salmon

Representing the 5th District of Arizona

Salmon Statement on Iran Nuclear Agreement

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Nov 24, 2013
Press Release

Washington—Today, Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) released the following statement regarding the interim, six-month Iranian nuclear agreement:

“I have deep concerns regarding last night's news that the negotiators have reached an agreement on the future of Iran's dangerous nuclear program. 

“Reportedly, this agreement proposes a six month freeze of the Iranian enrichment program and in return Iran will receive over $6 billion in sanctions relief.

“Unfortunately, Iran has proven itself time and time again to be untrustworthy when making deals and there has been no concrete proof that they have changed their tune this time around. Lifting the sanctions that are proving successful without dismantling the Iranian nuclear program is not good for America's national interest or the interests of our allies in the region.”

Rep. Matt Salmon (AZ-05) serves on the House Committee on Foreign Affairs as Chairman of the Subcommittee on the Western Hemisphere. He is also a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
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