FILE PHOTO: Britain’s Overseas Secretary Dominic Raab is seen at Downing Road in London, Britain, January 6, 2020. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain is the way forward for Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal resulting from “acute” non-compliance by Tehran, British Overseas Secretary Dominic Raab mentioned.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has mentioned that Britain stands behind the 2015 Joint Complete Plan of Motion (JCPOA) after america withdrew its help for the deal and as tensions within the area rise.

However diplomats have mentioned that European powers who nonetheless help the accord are prone to toughen their stance. Iran has mentioned it should take an additional step again from the commitments of the deal after the U.S. killing of a high Iranian army commander.

“We’ve clearly been dedicated to the JCPOA, however we’ve reached some extent the place non-compliance has been so acute in the newest steps taken by Iran that clearly we’re going to be trying very onerous at what ought to occur subsequent,” Raab mentioned.

“We wish to see Iran come again to full compliance.”

Reporting by Alistair Smout; modifying by Man Faulconbridge

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