Merkel Rejects U.S. Demands That Europe Pull Out of Iran Nuclear Deal

Credit: Published on February 16, 2019
Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany delivered a spirited defense of multilateral institutions in a world increasingly marked by great power rivalry.

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Published on February 16, 2019 -  00:32
Pence Chastises EU, Rejects Merkel's Call to Work With Russia
According to Reuters, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence rebuked European powers over Iran and Venezuela on Saturday, rejecting a call by Germany’s chancellor to include Russia in global cooperation efforts. Pence told senior European and Asian officials that “The time has come for our European partners to withdraw from the disastrous Iran nuclear deal." His speech contrasted sharply with German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s robust defense of Germany’s foreign trade relations and ties with Russia.

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