You are the news now

THE NEWS COMMENTER

Screenshot Rt.com
VOTE  (0)  (0)

Europe caved to US ‘bully' by ‘selling out' nuclear deal to avoid new Trump tariffs - Zarif


Added 01-16-20 03:37:04am EST - “France, Britain and Germany have betrayed the 2015 nuclear deal after being threatened with US tariffs, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has claimed, noting that Europe has lost the moral high ground.” - Rt.com

CLICK TO SHARE

Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Rt.com: “Europe caved to US ‘bully’ by ‘selling out’ nuclear deal to avoid new Trump tariffs - Zarif”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The three European states accused Tehran of non-compliance with the accord after buckling under pressure from the United Sates, Zarif wrote in a tweet, citing a Washington Post report detailing how the White House allegedly used strong-arm tactics to force the issue. The Iranian diplomat said that the European signatories had “sold out” what was left of the Joint Comprehensive Program of Action (JCPOA) as an act of appeasement.

It won't work my friends. You only whet his appetite. Remember your high school bully? If you want to sell your integrity, go ahead. But DO NOT assume high moral/legal ground.

Britain, France and Germany are “independent countries” and should not allow themselves to be “bullied” by the United States, Zarif said on Wednesday.

Appeasement confirmed.E3 sold out remnants of #JCPOA to avoid new Trump tariffs.It won't work my friends. You only whet his appetite. Remember your high school bully?If you want to sell your integrity, go ahead. But DO NOT assume high moral/legal ground.YOU DON'T HAVE IT. pic.twitter.com/tePZhN2E4X

The European trio triggered an investigative mechanism embedded in the largely defunct accord after Iran announced that it will move beyond uranium enrichment limitations. Tehran made the decision in response to the assassination of one of its top military leaders in a US drone strike earlier this month.

Read more...



Anonymous comments are welcome, just check the "Comment Anonymously" box before submitting your comment. Note: Comments are free and open until someone ruins it. Don't dox, promote violence, etc. Be nice and have fun.

CLICK TO SHARE

BACK TO THE HOME-PAGE