The top Chinese diplomat noted that the implementation of the accord had not been "derailed" but would face "some new complicating factors".
However on Friday, the USA imposed sanctions on 14 individuals and entities, including Ayatollah Sadeq Larijani, the head of the judiciary, with the treasury department arguing that Larijani was responsible for ordering, controlling, or otherwise directing the commission of serious human rights abuses against Iranians.
USA officials say the president will work with European partners to try to broker an agreement limiting Iran's ballistic missile activities. "I'm not sure when the announcement will be made, whether it will be made tonight or whether it will be tomorrow", he said.
Trump in October of a year ago said the US would not certify the Iran nuclear deal, and pushed it to Congress to fix the deal's "serious flaws" in order to protect the American people.
Republican Senator Bob Corker said "significant progress" had been made on bipartisan congressional legislation to address "flaws in the agreement without violating United States commitments".
The decision was to be announced in a statement issued by the White House a day after Trump engaged in lengthy discussions with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, national security adviser H.R. McMaster and others about the deal.
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Iran must allow "immediate inspections at all sites requested by worldwide inspectors", he said, and "sunset" provisions imposing limits on Iran's nuclear programme must not expire. While Trump will continue that suspension, he is preparing to impose penalties on Iranian entities for other behavior the US finds objectionable, such as missile testing and alleged human rights violations.
The ultimatum puts pressure on Europeans - key backers and parties to the 2015 global agreement to curb Iran's nuclear program - to satisfy Trump, who wants the pact strengthened with a separate agreement within 120 days.
"Fourth, the legislation must explicitly state in United States law-for the first time-that long-range missile and nuclear weapons programs are inseparable, and that Iran's development and testing of missiles should be subject to severe sanctions".
What is the nuclear deal?
Iran argues that continued USA sanctions on other, non-nuclear, areas such as human rights and missile testing have effectively barred Iran from gaining numerous financial benefits expected from the deal.
Trump has argued behind the scenes that the nuclear deal makes the United States look weak, a senior USA official said.
A decision to withhold a waiver would have effectively ended the deal between Iran and the other global signatories. They did not immediately react to Trump's demand on January 12 that they help come up with a stronger agreement.
Rubio issued a statement recommending that Trump should "impose new sanctions against elements of the Iranian government, including the Central Bank of Iran and other Iranian banks, that are involved in or facilitating the regime's human rights abuses against Iranian protesters, its ballistic missile program, or its support for terrorism".
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Cleveland regained the lead and extended it to six points, 95-89, with 3:57 to play. "Lance is just a little dirty, that's all". The Golden State Warriors and Toronto Raptors meet Saturday in National Basketball Association action at the Air Canada Centre.