Following Washington’s decision to withdraw from the deal in May 2018, Iran began dropping its commitments [File: Christian Hartmann/Reuters]

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron reiterated their commitment on Sunday to the Iran nuclear deal and agreed a long-term framework was needed.

The leaders’ statement follows European signatories to the nuclear deal triggering a diplomatic “dispute mechanism” last week – their strongest response yet to Tehran’s steps away from the unravelling pact.

“On Iran, the leaders reiterated their commitment to the JCPOA [nuclear accord] and also acknowledged the need to define a long-term framework to prevent Iran acquiring a nuclear weapon,” a Downing Street spokeswoman said in a statement after Johnson and Macron met on the sidelines of a Libya summit in

Read More At Article Source | Article Attribution