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Tillerson flip-flopped on Iran deal (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

EU and US disagree on Iran and Israel

The US and EU's top diplomats diverged on Middle East policy, while celebrating their "partnership" on Tuesday (5 December).

EU foreign relations chief Federica Mogherini urged Washington to uphold the Iran nuclear non-proliferation deal after meeting US secretary of state Rex Tillerson in Brussels.

She also urged it not to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital - a campaign promise of US president Donald Trump.

"The Iran nuclear deal is a key strategic priority for Europ...

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

Tillerson flip-flopped on Iran deal (Photo: consilium.europa.eu)

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Andrew Rettman is EUobserver's Foreign Affairs Editor. He has been writing about foreign and security affairs for EUobserver since 2005. He is Polish but grew up in the UK. He has also written for The Guardian, The Telegraph, and The Times of London.

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