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WorldFrance warns Iran of violating nuclear commitments - foreign minister

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

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France warned Iran on Tuesday that a violation of its nuclear commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal would be a serious mistake and that France , Britain and FILE PHOTO: French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian attends a working session during the Foreign ministers of G7 nations meeting in

France warned Iran on Tuesday that a violation of its nuclear commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal would be a serious mistake and that France , Britain and Germany were They have announced this initiative for the coming days," France 's Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian told lawmakers.

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)

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