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Iran: Borrell tries to save nuclear deal

The EU’s high representative for foreign affairs and security policy Josep Borrell travelled to Iran on 3-4 February for talks with President Hassan Rouhani, foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Majlis-e Shura-ye Eslami (parliament) speaker Ali Larijani. The aim was to de-escalate tensions in the Gulf and it followed on from the Spanish diplomats’ visit to Jordan on 2 February where he met King Abdullah II and foreign minister Ayman Safadi.

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