The European Union’s incoming top diplomat Josep Borrell said the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran must be preserved, stressing that “the political unity of the Europeans will be crucial" in keeping the agreement going.
The United States should sanction “to the ground” European countries that continue to trade with Iran under the 2015 nuclear deal and refuse to join America's pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic, says top Republican Senator Lindsey Graham.
A recent report has disclosed that foreign militants, including many of European origins, were responsible for atrocities and acts of brutality carried out by the Daesh Takfiri terrorist group against members of the Izadi minority.
Many foreign companies and financial institutions, especially the European ones, have said they prefer to continue business in Iran despite threat of penalties by the US which recently withdrew from the Iran nuclear deal.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi says European signatories to a landmark nuclear agreement Tehran signed with major powers in 2015 should compensate for the United States' decision to pull out of the deal.