Kasich On GOP Rivals Who Would Rip Up Iran Deal: ‘And Then What?’ (VIDEO)

AP

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) on Tuesday questioned his fellow Republican presidential candidates who have said they would tear up the nuclear agreement with Iran immediately upon taking office.

“Well, what does that mean? I don’t know what that means. You’re going to rip it up and then what? Then what are you going to do when you rip it up?” Kasich asked during a forum in New Hampshire, according to NBC News.

Kasich suggested earlier in the event that he would take a different approach.

“To just say that we’re going to walk away — we’ve got to remember that we do have allies and we want to call on them to work with us and a lot of them are signing up to this,” Kasich said, according to NBC. “But once we have the evidence that this has been violated, then we have the high moral ground and the standing to tell our allies, ‘we’ve got to get with the program here.'”

Presidential candidates like Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) have indicated that they would nix the deal right away, but Kasich declined to name names.

“I’m not going to say much because I’ve got cameras here, and the minute I say anything about the people in this race, it’s headlines. I’m not doing that. I’m just talking about for me,” he said on Tuesday.

Watch part of Kasich’s remarks below:

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