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Iran tells France nuclear deal 'not negotiable'
by Staff Writers
Tehran (AFP) Nov 11, 2017


Iranian warplane crashes during training, pilot killed
Tehran (AFP) Nov 11, 2017 - An Iranian fighter jet crashed Saturday during a training exercise and the pilot was killed, the website of the elite Revolutionary Guards reported.

The Sukhoi Su-22, belonging to the Guards, came down in the southern province of Fars, Sepahnews said. The cause was not immediately clear.

Iran's nuclear deal is "not negotiable", Iranian foreign ministry spokesman Bassam Ghassemi said Saturday in response to remarks by the French president.

Emmanuel Macron called for vigilance towards Tehran over its ballistic missile programme and regional activities, in an interview published Wednesday by the Emirati daily Al-Ittihad.

"We have told French leaders on several occasions that the Iran nuclear deal is not negotiable and that no other issues can be included in the text" of the 2015 agreement, state news agency IRNA quoted Ghassemi as saying.

France, the foreign ministry speaker said, is "fully aware of our country's intangible position concerning the issue of Iran's defensive affairs which are not negotiable".

In the interview with Al-Ittihad, published during Macron's 24-hour visit to Abu Dhabi, the French president said: "It is important to remain firm with Iran over its regional activities and its ballistic programme."

Macron also said there was no immediate alternative to the Iranian nuclear deal -- long lambasted by US President Donald Trump -- which curbs Iran's nuclear programme.

France has been trying to salvage the 2015 nuclear which Iran signed with six world powers -- Britain, China, Germany, France, Russia and the United States.

On October 13, Macron told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a phone call that France remained committed to the deal.

But the French leader stressed it was also necessary to have a dialogue with Iran on other strategic issues, including Tehran's ballistic missile programme and regional security, a proposal ruled out by Iran.

Macron's visit this week to Abu Dhabi came amid renewed tensions between regional arch-rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia.

Iran's nuclear deal saw sanctions imposed on Tehran lifted in exchange for limits on its atomic programme.

NUKEWARS
France's Macron: US risks pushing Iran to build nukes
Washington (AFP) Nov 9, 2017
US pressure to renegotiate the Iran nuclear deal could push Tehran into deciding to build its own nuclear weapons, French President Emmanuel Macron warned in an interview published Thursday. "If you want to stop any relation with Iran regarding nuclear activity, you will create a new North Korea," Macron told Time magazine. "If you stop the 2015 agreement, what's your other option? To l ... read more

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