UK, France and Germany to trigger dispute mechanism in Iran nuclear deal
The United Kingdom, France and Germany will trigger the dispute resolution mechanism in the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran, two European diplomats said on Tuesday, the biggest step the Europeans have taken in response as Tehran has backed off nuclear commitments.
In one of the strongest calls yet from Europe for a new agreement to replace the 2015 deal that Washington abandoned two years ago, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the way forward was to agree a new "Trump deal".
Al Jazeera's Dorsa Jabbari has more.
Britain, France and Germany have launched action under the Iran nuclear agreement paving the way for possible sanctions in response to Tehran's attempts to roll back parts of the deal, European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said Tuesday. Britain, France and Germany have triggered the accord's dispute mechanism to force Iran into discussions. The process could bring back UN and EU sanctions on Iran.… France, Germany and the UK have triggered the dispute mechanism of the Iran nuclear deal after Tehran stepped back from some of its commitments under the landmark agreement. In an interview with the BBC, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said the agreement should be replaced "with the Trump deal." European foreign ministers are expected to discuss the Iran crisis and the 2015 nuclear deal at an emergency meeting in Brussels on Friday.…