French President Emmanuel Macron called for a “modern new consensus” on tackling global challenges in his speech to the 75th UN General Assembly on 22 September.

Europe will not compromise with the United States on Iran sanctions, French President Emmanuel Macron told the UN General Assembly by video.

“We will not compromise on the activation of a mechanism that the United States is not in a position to activate on its own after leaving the agreement. This would undermine the unity of the Security Council and the integrity of its decisions, and it would run the risk of further aggravating tensions in the region”, he said.

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