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EU Leaders Agree United Approach on Nuclear Deal

“We will not negotiate with the sword of Damocles hanging over our heads,” European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker told reporters on Thursday. “It’s a matter of dignity”
French President Emmanuel Macron (L), British Prime Minister Theresa May (C) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel walk during the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday.French President Emmanuel Macron (L), British Prime Minister Theresa May (C) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel walk during the EU-Western Balkans Summit in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday.

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday a "united EU approach" to keeping the Iran nuclear deal alive after US President Donald Trump withdrew from the pact, a European source said after talks in Bulgaria.
"The EU will continue fighting for a rules-based international system despite recent decisions on climate change, tariffs and Iran," the source said after the leaders met over dinner in Sofia, AFP reported.
 “On Iran nuclear deal, we agreed unanimously that the EU will stay in the agreement as long as Iran remains fully committed to it. Additionally the (EU) Commission was given a green light to be ready to act whenever European interests are affected,” the chairman of a two-day EU leaders’ summit in the Bulgarian capital, Donald Tusk, told a news conference.

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