World: France warns Iran of violating nuclear commitments - foreign minister - PressFrom - US
  •   
  •   
  •   

WorldFrance warns Iran of violating nuclear commitments - foreign minister

17:10  25 june  2019
17:10  25 june  2019 Source:   reuters.com

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns

Don't open 'Pandora's Box' in Middle East, China warns The Chinese government's top diplomat warned on Tuesday that the world should not open a "Pandora's Box" in the Middle East, as he denounced U.S. pressure on Iran and called on it not to drop out of a landmark nuclear deal. Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman. The United States blamed Iran for the attacks, more than a year after President Donald Trump withdrew from a 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Iran ’s initial moves do not appear to violate the nuclear deal yet. But Iran has warned that unless the world powers protect Iran ’s economy from U.S The European Union and the foreign ministers of Germany, France and Britain said they were still committed to the deal but would not accept

France , Britain and Germany have sent an official diplomatic warning to Iran about the serious consequences “The more the Iranians do things that potentially violate the accord, the less It was unclear whether Iran had responded to the European demarche, although Deputy Foreign Minister

France warns Iran of violating nuclear commitments - foreign minister © Evrim Aydin/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images ANKARA, TURKEY - JUNE 13 : Minister of Foreign Affairs of France, Jean-Yves Le Drian speaks during a joint press conference held with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey, Mevlut Cavusoglu (not seen) following their meeting in Ankara, Turkey on June 13, 2019.

PARIS, June 25 (Reuters) - France's foreign minister warned Iran on Tuesday that a violation of the 2015 nuclear deal would be a serious mistake and that France, Britain and Germany were working to ensure Tehran understood it was not in their interest to do so.

"An Iranian violation would be a serious mistake and a bad response to the pressure exerted by the United States," Jean-Yves Le Drian told lawmakers.

He added that France, Germany and Britain were totally mobilized to tell Iran that it was not in its interest to break its nuclear commitments and that the Europeans were working together to de-escalate the situation.. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Leigh Thomas)

Trump warns Iran about 'threats' after its uranium enrichment announcement.
President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday to "be careful with threats" after Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the country would boost its uranium enrichment beyond the cap set in a 2015 nuclear deal. "Iran has just issued a New Warning. Rouhani says that they will Enrich Uranium to 'any amount we want' if there is no new Nuclear Deal," Trump said on Twitter. "Be careful with the threats, Iran. They can come back to bite you like nobody has been bitten before!" he said.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

usr: 2
This is interesting!