German Defence Minister Confirms Reports of Trump’s Threats to Slap EU With Higher Tariffs Over Iran

German Defence Minister Confirms Reports of Trump’s Threats to Slap EU With Higher Tariffs Over Iran

Three European signatories to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as Iran nuclear deal, initiated the accord’s dispute mechanism on 14 January thus threatening to put an end to the agreement’s existence following the US withdrawal from it in 2018. German Defence Minister and head of a governing coalition party, the CDU, Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has confirmed that the US indeed threatened to slap import taxes on European cars, if Germany, France, and the UK don’t put more pressure on Iran regarding its nuclear activities.

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