British Prime Minister Theresa May has told US President Donald Trump that the UK and its EU partners will remain “firmly committed” to the Iran nuclear deal.
“The prime minister reiterated the government’s position on the Iran nuclear deal, noting that we and our European partners remain firmly committed to ensuring the deal is upheld,” Downing Street announced in a statement following May’s phone conversation with Trump on Friday.
The British premier discussed the potential impact of US sanctions on the companies currently operating in Iran and the two sides agreed to hold further talks over the issue, the statement added.
Earlier on the day, Russian President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel also reaffirmed their commitment to preserving the 2015 landmark nuclear agreement despite the US move to pull out of it.
The German chancellor had said a day before that Europe can no longer rely on the United States for…