European leaders condemn Donald Trump’s threats to Iran

Europe’s leaders have criticised Mr Trump’s words (Picture: Reuters/Getty/PA/REX/Shutterstock)

Theresa May has joined her fellow European leaders in condemning Donald Trump after the US president refused to back the Iran nuclear deal.

Mr Trump revealed that new sanctions could be placed on Iran, and accused it of supporting terrorism.

Iran ignores Donald Trump and says it will double efforts to build weapons

In a joint statement, the prime minister, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and France’s Emmanuel Macron said they are ‘concerned by the possible implications’ following Mr Trump’s announcement.

Describing the deal as ‘the culmination of 13 years of diplomacy’, the three leaders urged Congress to reconsider.

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