The US was left isolated at the UN Security Council last month after it said it was known as E3 – along with European countries – arguing that the US was no longer a partner in the deal and therefore Unable to take action unilaterally. The US, which left the deal in 2018, described the E3 situation as crackers and pandering to terrorists. Another showdown on the issue is expected at the United Nations this month.
Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Rabb hosted a meeting in Chevening in Kent with his German and French counterparts Heiko Maas and Jean-Yves Le Drian.
Germany and France, cooperating with Britain on Iran, despite a Brexit background, acknowledge that their closest partner has particular UK sensibilities about defying the US on such an important security issue. European diplomats agree that Britain wants a free trade agreement with the US, and that denigrating the US on Snapchat could affect Donald Trump.
The US also wants E3 to vote in the UN Security Council against the automatic lifting of the ban on the export of conventional weapons to Iran, but E3 feels frustrated that the US has yet to compromise on the extent of the ban The desire of has not been shown. . A maximized US stance on the ban would only ensure that Russia and Germany would not use their veto in the Security Council, as E3 believes the sanctions extension has not been passed. The ban is supposed to be lifted automatically in October, in line with the five-year timetable set by the 2015 nuclear deal.
Earlier this week, Rabab told lawmakers that the legal advice was largely clear that the US dropped the deal in 2018 and exited itself from the Snapchat ban. In a tweet after the Chevening meeting, Rabab said that “we are committed to keeping Iran in mind”. The German Foreign Office made a different emphasis, stating that they “reject the US snapback effort and are committed to preserving the nuclear deal, but Iran is urgently required to return to full compliance”.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has not confirmed official reports that the country’s foreign minister Jawad Zarif, under sanctions from the US, will visit Europe ahead of the UN demonstration next week.
The UN’s UD watchdog reports Iran’s uranium stockpile is over ten times the limit set, but Iran says it owes its failure to the EU to defy the US to improve trade with Iran due to its Is entitled to breach of obligations. Zarif said that Iran is fully following the system of inspection of its nuclear sites. Iran resolved differences with the United Nations Atomic Energy Agency’s UN watchers over two inspectors last month.