The European Parliament (EP) “welcomes and supports” the removal of sanctions against Iran under the 2015 nuclear accord with world countries, said a senior member of the EU’s legislative body visiting Tehran.
Chairman of the European Parliament's (EP) Foreign Affairs Committee David McAllister said here on Wednesday that the European bodies consider the landmark Iran nuclear deal a 'helpful document' for fostering global peace and tranquility.
Head of Iran Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Mines Gholam Hossein Shafei highlighted the reasons behind a recent move by France to finance exports to Iran and said European countries have 'undeniable interests' in the Islamic Republic.
Bulgaria is estimated to shrink the most over the coming decades, but a host of other countries in eastern Europe are also in the firing line: Latvia, Moldova, Ukraine, Croatia, Lithuania, Romania, Serbia, Poland and Hungary.
(By Ellie Geranmayeh*)
The last time Europe was tested so heavily by a US president was prior to the 2003 invasion of Iraq. Ever since, members of the European foreign-policy elite have questioned whether the continent failed to adequately push back against this disastrous decision, which proved so costly for European interests. European leaders should heed past experience and take a firmer stand against Donald Trump's dangerous policy toward Iran that risks another confrontation in the Middle East.
Iran on Wednesday categorically dismissed a claim by the Financial Times that it accepted to enter negotiations over its national missile program as well as its regional role during a recent meeting over the 2015 nuclear deal in Brussels.