PressTV-‘UK will stick to nuclear deal as long as Iran does’

Britain’s ambassador to the United States has said senior British officials are “making progress” in talks with US President Donald Trump on the Iran nuclear deal as weighs whether Washington should withdraw from the international accord.

“My government has said that as long as Iran is in compliance with the deal and wants to stick with it that will be our position as well, so we’re looking at options for maintaining the deal should – which we hope they won’t – should the US administration choose to withdraw,” Sir Kim Darroch said in an interview with CBS’ “Face the Nation” on Sunday.

Darroch noted that the agreement, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is a “good deal” but “not a perfect deal.”

“We have ideas we think that we can find some language, produce some action that meets the president’s concerns,” he said of the ongoing negotiations with the Trump administration.

The ambassador said that Trump “doesn’t…

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