Macron urges firm stance on Iran

Israel National News reports: “French President Emmanuel Macron said on Wednesday he wanted to remain firm with Iran regarding its ballistic missile program and influence in the Middle East, Reuters reports.

His comments were made in an interview with the United Arab Emirates-based al-Ittihad newspaper, which he gave during a two-day visit to the country.

In the interview, Macron repeated his country’s stance that there is no alternative to the landmark 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

‘At the same time, it is also important for us to remain firm with Iran with regard to its regional activities and its ballistic missile program,’ Macron was quoted as saying.

EU member countries Britain, France and Germany remain firm backers of the Iran nuclear agreement and have criticized U.S. President Donald Trump for threatening to scrap it…”

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