EU foreign office says no alternative to JCPOA

EU foreign office says no alternative to JCPOA

Jerome Hughes

Press TV, Brussels

The European Commission says, in recent years, EU member states have been intimidated by foreign countries in the area of trade. A new policy proposal has been unveiled to counter the use of economic coercion perpetrated by non-EU nations.

The EU considered the Iran nuclear deal to be one of its greatest foreign policy achievements. Do you think if we had more mechanisms like this in place before now, the nuclear deal would have been saved by now?

Illegal sanctions introduced by Donald Trump, when he was in office, threaten there will be harsh consequences for any EU government or firm that does business with Iran.

The former US president did all in his power to destroy the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action or JCPOA. The EU is currently mediating discussions in Vienna between Iran, Russia, China, Britain,…

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