The US State Department has said Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a “productive” meeting with his European counterparts on the nuclear agreement with Iran.
In 2015, six world powers, namely, the US, France, Germany, the UK, Russia and China signed a nuclear deal with Iran known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
However, in 2018, the US under its former president Donald Trump, exited the nuclear deal and began to unilaterally implement what it called a maximum pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic.
On Saturday, a US State Department spokesperson said that Blinken held talks with his German, French and British counterparts regarding the Iran nuclear deal.
“Secretary Blinken had a productive meeting with his E3 counterparts from Germany, France and the UK in Liverpool yesterday. They discussed the JCPOA talks and our way forward,” the spokesperson was quoted by Reuters as saying.
According to Press TV, Blinken has…