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UK, France, Germany to uphold JCPOA

The leaders of Britain, Germany and France have agreed to uphold the Iran nuclear deal after meeting on the sidelines of an EU summit in Bulgaria, British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokeswoman says. May met …

Macron: EU summit decides to back JCPOA

Participants of the EU summit have decided to support the Iran nuclear deal and protect European businesses from the US steps, French President Emmanuel Macron said as he arrived for the EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia. …

 Tusk: US helps EU to get rid of illusions

U.S. President Donald Trump has rid Europe of all illusions with the trade dispute and withdrawal from the Iran nuclear accord, European Council President Donald Tusk said. Tusk said the European …

Will EU buy Iranian oil in euros?

The European Union is planning to switch from US dollars to euros when paying for the oil supplies from Iran, a diplomatic source said. On May 15, EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said that after talks with …

Zarif says JCPOA survival depends on EU

Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, who is in China to discuss the future of the nuclear deal in light of US withdrawal, said JCPOA would stay in place as long as EU guarantees that Iran’s interests are not violated, Mehr …

France condemns US move to re-impose sanctions

France has condemned as "unacceptable" a US move to re-impose sanctions on companies trading with Iran. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said European companies should not have to pay for the US …

Is Europe breaking ties with US?

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the unilateral U.S. withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal undermines confidence in the global order. Speaking in the western German city of Muenster, Merkel noted that it took 12 …