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Russia and France Want to Safeguard Iran Nuclear Deal, Macron Says

Leaders of Britain, France and Germany called on Iran to return to full compliance with the 2015 nuclear deal.  Yoan Valat / POOL / EPA / TASS

France and Russia have a shared desire to safeguard Iran's nuclear deal, French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday.

Macron said in a statement he had a phone call on Sunday with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Leaders of Britain, France and Germany on Sunday called on Iran to return to full compliance with a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and refrain from further violence. 

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