Iran welcomes French efforts to save nuclear deal - spokesman
July 10, 2019 12:05 PM NPT
FILE PHOTO: French President Emmanuel Macron looks on during the COP23 U.N. Climate Change Conference in Bonn, Germany, November 15, 2017. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay
July 10: Iran welcomes France’s efforts to save the 2015 nuclear deal, Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman said on Wednesday, as French President Emmanuel Macron’s top diplomatic adviser visits Tehran for talks to help ease the crisis.
“The spokesman (Abbas Mousavi) welcomed France’s role in reducing tension and implementing the accord and said: ‘The French are part of efforts ... to keep the nuclear deal alive,” state news agency IRNA reported.
Emmanuel Bonne, Macron’s top diplomatic adviser, is visiting Iran to try to meet Iranian officials as tensions rise between Tehran and the United States.