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Angela Merkel has failed to establish a good personal rapport with the Donald Trump, and the mood music of her one-day working visit to the White House is likely to contrast sharply with that of Emmanuel Macron’s three-day state visit.
Angela Merkel has failed to establish a good personal rapport with the Donald Trump, and the mood music of her one-day working visit to the White House is likely to contrast sharply with that of Emmanuel Macron’s three-day state visit.
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

EU, UN in Last Ditch Effort to Save Wilting Nuclear Deal

The French president says it is better to protect the Iran deal instead of getting rid of it, saying there is no “Plan B” to take its place
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

EU, UN in Last Ditch Effort to Save Wilting Nuclear Deal

Ahead of their visits to the US, French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on President Donald Trump to keep Iran nuclear deal in place as the United Nations reiterated its support for the historic agreement.
Macron has said he wants to persuade Trump to protect the 2015 Iran nuclear deal during his visit to Washington.
The French president, who was to visit the White House on Monday to kick off a three-day state visit, made the comments on Sunday in an interview with Fox News, Al Jazeera reported.
He said that it would be better to protect the Iran deal instead of getting rid of it, saying there is no “Plan B” to take its place.
"Is this agreement perfect and this JCPOA a perfect thing for our relationship with Iran? No. But for nuclear—what do you have? As a better option? I don't see it," Macron said.
"Let's preserve this framework [rather] than some sort of North Korean type of situation," he added.

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