Donald Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal could mean that European companies doing business in Iran could become a target of US sanctions. DW examines the fallout in a talk with Iran expert Adnan Tabatabai.
US Ambassador Richard Grenell says months of pressure from the United States led Germany to ban Iran's Mahan Air. But German officials say they've cut off the carrier as part of their own security policy.
The US ambassador to Berlin, Richard Grenell, has sent threatening letters to German companies working on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, according to a German newspaper. Grenell reportedly warns of possible sanctions.
Tehran has rejected claims that a Bundeswehr employee arrested last week was passing information to the Islamic Republic. Media reports have suggested the suspect worked for Iranian intelligence for many years.
Brussels has backed sanctions against Iran for its involvement in assassination attempts in France and Denmark. For some European governments, the measures are long overdue.
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