Political correspondent in Berlin.F. A. Z.
The three foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, Jean-Yves Le Drian and Dominic Raab discussed at the Meeting in Berlin the situation in the Middle East and in Hong Kong. Maas said, in contrast to the United States, the Europeans remained on the nuclear deal with Tehran, but had to demonstrate to the Iranian leadership now quickly your willingness to cooperate and escalating steps. Le Drian said it must be ensured that the IAEA can continue to carry out its control function for the Iranian nuclear program.
The British foreign Secretary, Raab sought to demonstrate by his participation in the three meetings at the same time, that for the United Kingdom, the cooperation with Germany and France after Brexit is of crucial importance. It was from the British Ministry of foreign Affairs, the "E3-Format", in the year-long negotiations on the Iranian nuclear program, the three European participants summed up together, was an essential tool for British foreign policy. It will, in future, gain importance, since there is hardly a foreign politically significant issue, with the cooperation of the three European States had not asked.Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 23:19