The Biden administration is reportedly set to have indirect negotiations about rejoining the Iran nuclear deal next week, prompting a wave of backlash from critics.

Agreed to under former President Barack Obama in 2015, the landmark accord prompted a raging debate with supporters arguing it provided a path to mitigate Iran’s nuclear proliferation. Others suggested the deal could be unconstitutional and wasn’t tough enough on the rogue state. Ripping the agreement as “the worst deal ever negotiated,” former President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from the accord in 2018.

Xiyue Wang, a former hostage in Iran, tweeted Friday that “Americans should know team Biden’s approach to reassert US global leadership is to appease authoritarian regimes.”

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