The election of moderate Iranian president Hassan Rouhani has raised hopes of a rapproachment with the West. On Tuesday, Rouhani met French president Francois Hollande on the sidelines of a UN general assembly meeting.
Iran's president fought back against Donald Trump's vicious criticism of the nuclear deal — most recently in a speech at the UN. But he's not the only one to have pushed back against the US president's tirade.
French President Emmanuel Macron has urged his US counterpart not to abandon a landmark deal with Iran during a meeting in New York. In his UN debut, Trump said "bureaucracy" was holding back the world body.
The US has agreed to extend sanctions relief for Iran — for now. But President Donald Trump has said he will make a final decision in October on the outcome of the 2015 nuclear agreement, and critics fear the worst.
The US president is threatening to pull the country out of the 2015 Iran nuclear accord. DW examines why Trump is considering dropping the deal and who shares his concerns on Iran.
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