China said on Tuesday the maintenance and implementation of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), should be the basic prerequisite for any political solution to the Iranian nuclear issue.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and his British counterpart Dominic Raab in a telephone conversation late on Monday reviewed mutual cooperation within the framework of the 2015 nuclear agreement.
German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in a joint press conference with the head of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, said that Germany, France and Britain will continue efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that Europe would not compromise with the United States over Washington's attempt to reactivate sanctions on Iran, warning the so-called snapback could undermine the UN Security Council and increase Middle East tensions.
France, Britain and Germany, known as E3, told the UN Security Council on Friday that UN sanctions relief for Iran – agreed under a 2015 nuclear deal – would continue beyond September 20, when the United States asserts that all the measures should be reimposed.