France and Britain aimed on Friday to present a united front on how to deal with Iran, where they have been at odds with the United States
Oil prices rose more than 3 percent on Wednesday, hitting 3-1/2-year highs, after US President Trump abandoned a nuclear deal with Iran and announced the "highest level" of sanctions against the Opec member.
France's foreign minister said on Wednesday that the 2015 nuclear restraint deal with Iran was "not dead" despite Donald Trump's decision to pull the US out from the agreement, and added that French President Emmanuel Macron would speak later in the day to Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhai.
Asia's petroleum refiners are seeking alternative supplies as they prepare for renewed US sanctions against major oil exporters amid a tight market.
US President Donald Trump is not fit for his job, the speaker of Iran's parliament said on Wednesday, in Tehran's most personal criticism since Trump's decision to withdraw from a 2015 nuclear pact between Tehran and six world powers.
US President Donald Trump is expected to announce Tuesday whether he will scrap a 2015 nuclear deal designed to put limits on Iran's nuclear programmes.
France's defense minister said weakening the Iran deal would aggravate an eruptive region, as world powers waited to see if US President Donald Trump would pull out of the accord on Tuesday.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday said he did not know whether US President Donald Trump would stick to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal that many in the West ...
European countries are scrambling to cobble together a package of measures they hope will keep the Iran nuclear deal on track if US President Donald Trump ignores their pleas ...
Donald Trump backed away from a campaign promise to scrap a major nuclear security deal with Iran Tuesday, with officials announcing the agreement and related sanctions relief will stay in place for now.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned on Tuesday against American "deceit" after Tehran finalised a landmark nuclear deal with world powers led by the United States.