Iranian leaders and their European counterparts are scrambling to save the landmark nuclear deal as the Islamic Republic’s ruling regime teeters on the brink of collapse amid a severe financial crunch that has sparked popular protests across the country, according to multiple U.S. officials who told the Washington Free Beacon Europe is “poisoning” its relations with the Trump administration.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) – The European Union agreed 18 million euros ($20.6 mln) in aid for Iran on Thursday, including for the private sector, to help offset the impact of U.S. sanctions and salvage a 2015 deal that saw Tehran limit its nuclear ambitions.
Austria’s government initiated new measures Friday to curb the spread of radical Islam amongst the nation’s Muslim community by Turkish-funded mosques.
Karl Rove, the former deputy chief of staff to George W. Bush, lauded President Donald Trump’s pick for ambassador to the European Union as a savvy businessman who will serve as a moderating voice on behalf of the United States.
European Council President Donald Tusk on Wednesday castigated President Donald Trump and the actions he’s taken to withdraw from both the Paris Climate Agreement and Iran nuclear deal, saying, “with friends like that who needs enemies?”
Two former Obama administration officials suggested in a New York Times op-ed published Thursday that European countries allied with the United States could expel American ambassadors in retaliation for President Donald Trump withdrawing from the Iran nuclear deal.
Belgium government officials have moved to expel an Egyptian imam, who preaches at the country’s most prominent mosque, because of “national security” concerns.