France, Nuclear Iran, And The United States

by Isabelle Lasserre
Monday, March 14, 2022



France has often approached Iranian nuclear negotiations more forcefully than has the United States. In 2013, French foreign minister Laurent Fabius clashed forcefully with the Obama administration. Since 2018, France has tried to save the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action after President Trump’s withdrawal. The Biden administration agrees with France on the contents of an agreement but differs on the timing—with the French fearing that time is running out.

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Isabelle Lasserre is the diplomatic correspondent for Le Figaro, where she was previously defense correspondent, correspondent in Russia, and war reporter for conflicts including Bosnia, Chechnya, Kosovo, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Her latest book, Macron, le disrupteur: La politique étrangère d’un president antisystème (Macron the disruptor: The foreign policy of an antisystem president) (Éditions de l'Observatoire), was published in January 2022.

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