In signing the Vienna agreement of 14 July 2015, the E3/EU+3 countries and Iran reached consensus on a long‑term settlement of the nuclear dispute, following more than 12 years of contention.
In 1952, diplomatic relations were established between the Federal Republic of Germany and Iran and the Iranian legation opened in Germany. Since then, close cooperation has developed, both in industry…
Iran is one of the countries most badly affected by the Covid-19 epidemic. France, the UK and Germany are supporting Iran as it fights the disease.
Since July 2019, Iran has begun to roll back the implementation of its obligations under the JCPoA to an ever increasing extent. Germany, France and the UK have now triggered the Dispute Resolution Mechanism envisaged by the JCPoA. Their objective is to preserve the Agreement.
The tensions between the United States and Iran are endangering Iraq’s stability and unity and the fight against IS. Foreign Minister Maas and his European colleagues are committed to working for de‑escalation.
Germany, France and the United Kingdom are working closely together with regard to Syria, in the fight against ISIS and on Iran. Foreign Minister Maas is meeting his colleagues in Paris to discuss current challenges and courses of action.