US ambassador urges Britain to ditch support for Iran nuclear deal

Back us not Brussels on Iran, US ambassador tells Theresa May as he warns British businesses will lose trade

US ambassador says UK should join Trump and put pressure on Iran

Iran has cancelled a visit by Iraq's prime minister after he said that while he was opposed to renewed U.S. sanctions on Tehran he had no choice but to abide by them, an Iraqi official said.

London has made clear it is committed to the JCPOA, but is open to talking to the U.S. about ways to address shared concerns about Iran's regional activities.

But Mr Trump pulled America out of the deal, which was struck by his predecessor Barack Obama, three months ago because Mr Trump believes it is not stopping Iran from meddling the Middle East.

In relevant remarks in April, AEOI Chief Ali Akbar Salehi said his organization enjoys the capability to restore 20-percent uranium enrichment at its Fordo nuclear facility in just 4 days if the 2015 nuclear deal is discarded by the other side.

The US sanctions were re-imposed after President Donald Trump withdrew from a 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers.

Burt said the deal was an important part of regional security and that, with the European Union, the government was trying to protect British companies from the United States sanctions when dealing with Iran.

"It is clear that the danger from Iran did not diminish in the wake of the [2015 Iran] deal", Johnson wrote.

Burt said the deal was an important part of regional security and that, with the European Union, the government was trying to protect British companies from the United States sanctions when dealing with Iran.

Asked if British companies could expect Britain to stand its ground over deal, a British minister, Alistair Burt, told reporters last week, "They can expect us to do that, yes".

This week, the Trump administration announced that it would reimpose sanctions on Iran that were lifted as part of its nuclear agreement with the country.

"We don't support the sanctions because they are a strategic error, but we will comply with them", said Abadi, whose country is an ally of both Tehran and Washington.

Since then, Britain, France and Germany have sought to keep the deal alive, while Trump has prepared new sanctions, saying a broader and more balanced deal is needed.

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