France, US Wish To Work On New Nuclear Deal With Iran: Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron made the statement after Donald Trump called the three-year-old accord "insane."

France, US Wish To Work On New Nuclear Deal With Iran: Emmanuel Macron

Emmanuel Macron said he was ready to work with Washington on a new nuclear deal with Iran. (File)

Washington: French President Emmanuel Macron said Tuesday that he was ready to work with Washington on a new nuclear deal with Iran, after US President Donald Trump called the three-year-old accord "insane."

"I can say that we have had very frank discussions on that, just the two of us," Macron told a joint press conference with Trump at his side.

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"We, therefore, wish from now on to work on a new deal with Iran."