U.S. President Donald Trump says he would “certainly meet” with Iranian President Hassan Rohani if the Iranian leader was willing.

At a news conference with Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte after their meeting in Washington on July 30, the two leaders emphasized that Iran must never be allowed to obtain nuclear weapons, but Trump added he would meet the Iranians with “no preconditions.”

Trump’s statement follows his decision to withdraw from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPoA) — a multilateral deal reached in 2015 to curb Iran’s nuclear program — and the reintroduction of sanctions, as well as a recent exchange of mutual threats with Tehran.

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