Madrid, 6 February (Europa Press) –
The Secretary of the United States, Anthony Blinken, spoke this afternoon with the situation in Russia and Iran as the main topics of conversation at the table with their counterparts in the United Kingdom, France and Germany.
In a message on Twitter, Blinken cited Burma, Iran and Coronavirus as “urgent matters” and assured that “the Transatlantic Alliance is central to solving global challenges.”
With him, the British Foreign Secretary, Dominic Raab, the German Foreign Minister, Heiko Maas, and his French counterpart, Jean-Yves le Drian, were present on the call.
During the week, since the first withdrawal during Donald Trump’s term, Iran has called on the European Union to mediate a possible withdrawal in a nuclear deal with the United States.
Following sanctions imposed by it, Iran returned to enrich uranium and continue with its projects, despite insistence from other signatories to the treaty that it prevent escalation of tensions.
The arrival of Biden and Blinken, who were in the White House when the treaty was signed during the Barack Obama executive, has rekindled the possibility of a return to the deal, though so far neither party has been at the negotiating table with other Is sitting next to
Regarding Russia, Blinken had previously denounced the expulsion of three European diplomats, accusing them of participating in demonstrations for the release of anti-activist Hansi Navalny.
The arrest of the activist has led to large protests in the Eurasian country as well as disapproval of the international community.