The situation in Iran is bad for business. Every new threat makes things more difficult for entrepreneurs who have made big investments there. The withdrawal of the USA from the nuclear agreement dashed may hopes.
The German man had been sentenced to three years in prison for taking pictures of "sensitive places." He was freed after German authorities released an Iranian citizen wanted in the US over alleged sanctions violations.
Iran would be willing to adhere to the terms of the 2015 nuclear deal if Europe is ready to compromise, Iran's foreign minister has said. The deal has been on life support since the US reimposed sanctions on Tehran.
The Iran nuclear deal is hanging on by a thread, and the European Union wants to salvage it through a special trade mechanism with Tehran. So far, however, it is proving ineffective.
EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell aimed to ease tension between the US and Iran and discuss a plan for peace in the Middle East while in Washington. He called the EU-US transatlantic bond vital for global stability.
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