EU leaders decry Trump’s withdrawal from Iran deal – Israel thanks him for his ‘brave’ decision

Europe leaders issue joint statement attacking Trump’s withdrawal from Iran nuclear deal

EU’s top diplomat urges rest of world, including Iran, to stay unified in support of pact

By Jeremy B White

The UK, France and Germany have issued a joint statement assailing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the US from the nuclear deal with Iran.
Moments after Mr Trump said he would abandon the pact, resisting overtures from European nations who had urged him to preserve America’s commitment,
UK Prime Minister Theresa May, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron said the decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal was a matter of “regret and concern” but they remained committed to the deal.

Iran deal was ‘recipe for disaster’: Israel thanks Trump for his ‘brave’ decision

8 May, 2018

Following US President Donald Trump’s announcement that Washington will withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised his move as “brave and correct.”
The Iranian deal was “a recipe for disaster, a disaster for our region, a disaster for the peace of the world,” Netanyahu said in a televised address just moments after Trump announced his decision in a speech in the White House. He also rushed to hail the US leader’s decision as “brave and correct,” adding that Israel “greatly appreciates” it.Read more at