Merkel's comments on Thursday reprise a theme she first sounded previous year in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's "America First" foreign policy and his hectoring of European NATO allies for allegedly spending too little on defense.
But the foreign policy chief of Merkel's party, Norbert Roettgen, warned that it would be hard to adhere to the accord without the United States as European companies that continue to do business in Iran could be hit with heavy U.S. sanctions. "That's the task for the future".
Germany, France and Britain will "do everything" to ensure that Iran remains in the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, Chancellor Angela Merkel vowed Wednesday, a day after the United States pulled out of the accord.
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State Department officials refused to discuss anything but the most basic details of their conditions, citing privacy concerns. But the swiftness in the development of events concerning North Korea has analysts anticipating potentially historic outcomes.
The statement said Merkel condemned the overnight attacks on Israeli positions "and called on Iran to contribute to de-escalation in the region".
In a terse statement, the Elysee Palace said only that the two men "discussed matters relating to peace and stability in the Middle East", with no specific mention of Iran.
But they are at odds on economics and finance, with Merkel reluctant to take steps - such as setting up a euro zone budget - that might lead to Germany carrying greater liability for other euro zone countries' problems.
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Lecroy told the agent to use an untraceable 9mm handgun with two "clips", and offered the agent more jobs in the future. According to a federal complaint against him, Lecroy spoke with the undercover agent about the murder several times.
"I can only advocate that everyone involved exercises restraint", she stressed. Merkel supported Macron's call for pan-European universities and common migration policy, but limited her comments on the euro to saying "we need a stable and sustainable" monetary system.
President Trump appeared to consider the proposal and said at the time that the U.S.
"It is clear that last night's incidents are part of a new context in the Middle East, where what we feared happening is becoming reality: the Syrian and Iranian issues are becoming intertwined", Le Drian told BFM TV.
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The news represents a coup for the mayor of London Sadiq Khan , who has been pushing to make his city the "capital of world sport".