With few options, Iran, Europe try to save nuclear deal

May 15, 2018


BRUSSELS (Reuters) – Europe and Iran sought a united front on Tuesday to save the nuclear deal U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned last week, with Britain warning against regime change and Tehran expressing hope it could keep the economic benefits of the accord.

Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif arrived in Brussels ahead of a meeting with his British, French and German counterparts later on Tuesday, holding “good and constructive” talks with EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini.

“We are on the right path to move forward … Whatever (is) decided should preserve and guarantee Iran’s rights … Our talks (with the E3) will continue in the next two weeks,” he said, referring to Britain, France and Germany.

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