logo-profile

OTICE

.COM

.NG


Home of Nigeria Latest News and Updated Information
tag-iconNews
tag-iconbritain , France , Germany , Iran , US

US threatens Britain, France, Germany - Iran

user_icon Posted by:
Tiamiyu Saheed Oluwatosin
views-icon Views:
147
like-icon Page likes:
0
dislike-icon Page dislikes:
0
comments-iconComments:
0
calendar-icon Posted on: 2020-01-16 07:46:54
share-icon Share(s):
0
1171051136



The US has threatened Britain, France and Germany, vowing to impose a 25 percent tariff on European automobile imports if they fail to formally accuse Iran of violating a 2015 nuclear deal, As stated by the Washington Post.

The three nations triggered a dispute mechanism under the nuclear agreement on Tuesday, which is the strongest step they have taken so far to enforce the agreement that requires Iran to curb its nuclear programme.

The mechanism amounts to a formal accusation against Iran that it broke the terms of the deal.

It could also lead to the reinstatement of United Nations sanctions that were lifted under the accord.

DO YOU KNOW >>> Workers’s Union seeks minister’s intervention over lingering crisis

READ ALSO >>> Britain, Ukraine, Canada, Sweden, Afghanistan decides against Iran - Plane crash

They said that they made the move to avoid a crisis over nuclear proliferation being added to an escalating confrontation in the Middle East.

Iran has criticised that move, calling it a “strategic mistake.”

This latest threat by the US, in contrast, was intended to shift European foreign policy, As stated by the Washington Post.

It was not clear if the threat was necessary since the Europeans had signalled an intention to trigger the dispute mechanism for weeks, the newspaper reported.

READ ALSO >>> France sends message to US - Boko Haram/ISWAP

READ ALSO >>> Your lives are in danger, leave now – Iran warns US, France, Germany, UK troops - War threats

Trump unilaterally withdrew the US from the 2015 nuclear deal – the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – in 2018.

Iran has gradually rolled back its commitments under the agreement since the US pulled out of the deal.

Moreover, President Donald Trump had vowed that Tehran will never have a nuclear weapon under his watch.

 

READ ALSO >>> Pakistan shut down schools, suspends flights from Iran - Coronavirus

READ ALSO >>> Shave your beard to be safe from Coronavirus – US CDC

BREAKING >>> Workers’s Union seeks minister’s intervention over lingering crisis


For All Nigeria Past Questions Visit www.QUESTION.NG

Kindly share this post on different Social Media below


COMMENTS

NOTE: User comments in this section are, as the name implies, provided by users of this website. The question.ng team is not responsible for, nor do they endorse, any of the information provided here.


NO POSTED COMMENT