UK Prime Minister Theresa May reiterated UK’s commitment to the Iran nuclear deal to Iran President Hassan Rouhani over a phone call during the weekend. And she urged release of jailed British Iranians “on humanitarian grounds”. A Downing Street spokesman said that ” it is in both the UK and Iran’s national security interests to maintain the deal and welcomed president Rouhani’s public commitment to abide by its terms, adding that it is essential that Iran continues to meet its obligations.”

Foreign Ministers of the UK, Germany and France will meet this Tuesday to discuss on keeping the Iran nuclear after after US withdrawal.

Separately, French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire urged EU to ” to work among ourselves in Europe to defend our economic sovereignty.” And, EU should hold “collective discussions with the United States to obtain… different rules” covering European companies that do business with Iran. Le Maire added that “Do we accept extraterritorial sanctions? The answer is no.” And, “Do we accept that the United States is the economic gendarme of the planet? The answer is no.”

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