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EU Fights to Keep Iran Nuclear Deal Alive After Trump’s Exit

  • Rouhani says pact still in place with all signers except U.S.
  • But Trump’s tough line is likely to deter European business
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Rouhani and world leaders react to the U.S. withdrawal.Source: Bloomberg
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Donald Trump didn’t kill the Iran nuclear deal. He just shrank its membership by one.

That was the line taken by the European Union immediately after the U.S. president announced his withdrawal from the 2015 accord. Germany, France and the U.K. all said they’ll stick to their commitments. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said he wants to see them deliver.