World reacts to US withdrawing from Iran nuclear deal

Iranian lawmakers burned a paper American flag in parliament after President Donald Trump's announcement, which Barack Obama called "a serious mistake."
2:15 | 05/09/18

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essentially imploring him not to tear up this deal despite that, he did making good on a campaign compromise, he says. Overnight Iranian lawmakers burning a paper American flag after president trump declared the U.S. Is putting out of that Iranian nuclear deal. This was a horrible one-sided deal that should have never, ever been made. Reporter: Around the world the outrage was immediate. Former president Obama who negotiated the deal coming off the sidelines with a scathing public statement calling president trump's announcement so misguided a serious mistake and warning the United States could eventually be left with a losing choice between a nuclear-articled Iran or another war in the Middle East and he added this dig saying he hopes Americans support strong, principled fact-based and unifying leadership. With the stroke of a pen president trump unraveling his predecessor's signature foreign policy achievement. The United States no longer makes empty threats. When I make promises I keep them. Reporter: Declaring he is reimposing tough sanctions, not just on Iran, but also on foreign companies doing business there, including our European allies. And he issued this threat. If the regime continues its nuclear aspirations, it will have bigger problems than it has ever had before. Reporter: The move causing a major split with Britain, France and Germany. Those close allies banding together and in a show of force saying the deal makes the world a safer place and ha they have regret and concern about the American withdrawal. Vowing to stay in the deal. This as Iran -- -- Reporter: Is now suggesting it could be free to restart its nuclear program. Yeah, overnight the Iranian parliament was also shouting "Death to America," but the international reaction, it's not all negative. Israel, the Saudi, some Republicans here at home are cheering on president trump for this move, but, George, as you know the fallout on this one is only just beginning. That is for sure. Cecilia, thanks very much. We move on to those primary races yesterday setting the stages for they have's midterms. The GOP put forward their three strongest candidates for senate

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