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Europe Should Not Underrate Security Benefits of JCPOA

Europe Should Not Underrate Security Benefits of JCPOA Europe Should Not Underrate Security Benefits of JCPOA

European powers should not ignore the contribution of Iran's nuclear deal to their national security while making decisions that could shape the fate of the agreement undermined by the US exit, a political analyst said. 
“The Europeans should ultimately make up their mind on the agreement and realize that maintaining relations with the Islamic Republic of Iran is not only about financial and economic interests, and that saving JCPOA can benefit Europe from a security perspective,” Sadeq Kharrazi, Iran’s former ambassador to France, told the Persian newspaper Iran in a recent interview. 
US President Donald Trump announced in May that the United States was withdrawing from the 2015 multinational accord, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, which lifted wide-ranging sanctions on the Iranian economy. In return, Tehran agreed to accept limits on its nuclear program.  

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