Vienna Sticks to Iran Agreement

Diplomacy ♦ Published: May 16, 2019; 10:34 ♦ (Vindobona)

At the Eastern Partnership meeting in Brussels, the foreign ministers of the EU states discussed the rescue efforts for the nuclear agreement with Iran, specifically the maintenance of trade relations despite US sanction threats. Austria's Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl demanded that the nuclear agreement with Iran should be an EU priority.

Karin Kneissl in Brussels with Heiko Maas: "The nuclear agreement with Iran is an EU priority". / Picture: © BMEIA Bundesministerium für Europa, Integration und Äußeres / Eugénie Berger / Flickr Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)

In Brussels, the Foreign Ministers of the EU Member States discussed the 10th anniversary of the Eastern Partnership and current global developments.

In the course of the meeting, the Council discussed the latest developments concerning the nuclear agreement (JCPOA) with Iran.

Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl reiterated the importance of the JCPOA for the European Union…