Iran warned on Friday that comments made by the French president in his meeting with US President Donald Trump will be of no help to saving the Iran nuclear deal and will just further deepen distrust among its signatories.
Newly-released figures show that France increased its weapons sales to Saudi Arabia by 50 percent last year despite growing international concern about the atrocities committed in a Saudi-led war on Yemen.
France has urged Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to stop the “dirty war” on Yemen, but says, at the same time, that it will continue its controversial arms sales to the Persian Gulf states.
The French translation of a book of poems by the late Iranian lyricist Afshin Yadollahi ‘La Clepsydre de l’Amour’ was chosen at the FICEP Literary Festival in France, Director of Iran’s Candle & Fog Publisher Afshin Shahneh-Tabar announced.
The leaders of Russia, France and Germany underscored the need to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, stressing their commitment to boosting trade ties with the Islamic Republic despite the United States’ unilateral withdrawal from the accord.
A win by Marine Le Pen’s far-right Rassemblement National (RN) party in next week’s European Parliament elections could hurt the euro and damage the French economy and industries, Economy and Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire said on Sunday.
France insists that the multilateral nuclear deal between Iran and major world powers, which has been severely targeted by the United States, must be saved and Tehran’s continued participation in it ensured.