Iran nuclear deal better than none: Angela Merkel

Updated:4 months, 1 week ago IST

New Delhi, May 19 (ANI): German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the Iran nuclear deal 2015 is better than none. As per Deutsche Welle, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin held talks over the recent exit of the United States from the Iran nuclear deal also called as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) at Sochi in Russia. Russia agreed with Europe's stand to remain part of the nuclear deal. Further, Angela Merkel said, "I know that the deal is anything but perfect but it is better than no deal." Merkel said that the European Union is "currently discussing" a law that would block U.S. sanctions on European companies wanting to invest in Iran. The European Union had been miffed with the U.S. over leaving the Iran nuclear deal.

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