UK, Germany committed to Iran nuclear deal

UK, Germany committed to Iran nuclear deal
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Britain and Germany are reportedly both committed to the current Iran nuclear deal.

British Prime Minister Theresa May and German Chancellor Angela Merkel both affirmed their commitment to the agreement during a call Sunday, Reuters reported. The call follows a speech by President Trump calling for reforms.

“They agreed the UK and Germany both remained firmly committed to the deal,” a spokeswoman said in a statement.

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“They also agreed the international community needed to continue to come together to push back against Iran’s destabilizing regional activity, and to explore ways of addressing concerns about Iran’s ballistic missile program," according to the statement.

The call comes after Trump said last week the Iran nuclear deal, because it is not being strictly enforced, is no longer in the national security interest of the United States.

He stopped short of withdrawing from the Obama-era pact and demanded reforms.

“I am announcing today that we cannot and will not make this certification,” Trump said during a speech at the White House.

“We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence, more terror and the very real threat of Iran’s nuclear breakout," he continued.

The president said that Iran has committed "multiple violations of the agreement" and accused Tehran of "not living up to the spirit of the deal.”