Macron on Iran nuke deal: We need to do everything to preserve JCPOA

Sputnik – On Wednesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani informed the remaining parties to the nuclear deal about the Islamic Republic’s decision to partially discontinue obligations under the accord. He gave Europe 60 days to ensure Iran’s interests under the agreement. Otherwise, he said, Tehran is ready to take further steps on scrapping the deal.

French President Emmanuel Macron has underscored France’s committment to the Iranian nuclear deal, saying that Paris advocates preserving the JCPOA.

Macron added that the issue of the nuclear treaty will be raised on Thursday at the EU summit.

The President also reiterated France’s willingness to supplement the deal, taking into account Iran’s missile program.

Macron urged all the concerned parties to avoid escalation in the Iran nuclear crisis.