As the US is getting increasingly determined to scrap the nuclear deal with Iran, the European Union piles up pressure that the pact should be left in place.
The European Union remains committed to the full implementation of the agreement, a spokeswoman told the media in Brussels on Monday (May 7) that the position of the European Commission is committed to the full implementation of the agreement.
Earlier, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) repeatedly confirmed the steadfast support of the deal. Media said the EU can remain part of the deal regardless of US participation.
US President Trump has stated intention to pull out of the Iran pact that the Obama administration signed in 2015. Trump lambasted the deal as “the worst case ever discussed,” especially the clause that allows Iran to resume its nuclear program after 2025.
The nuclear deal with Iran has been brokered by was supported by five permanent members of the UN Security Council – the United States, the United Kingdom, France, China and Russia plus Germany, with the participation of the European Union.
This meant easing economic sanctions against Iran. In return, Iran will cut its nuclear program.
In January, Trump warned that a new round of sanctions could be imposed on Iran considering the program of ballistic missiles of Tehran and claims that it can still develop nuclear weapons.
Oil exporting nations see a temporary surge in commodity prices if Washington regains full sanctions.